The Shore Sports Network is happy to announce a partnership with Hackensack Meridian Health whereby New Jersey’s largest, most comprehensive and integrated health network will serve as their presenting sponsor for 2018. This joint effort will find Hackensack Meridian Health becoming a major part of everything that falls under the Shore Sports Network umbrella, including the popular website shoresportsnetwork.com, the Shore Sports Network Journal, broadcast assets like New York Jets football and High School Football/Basketball as well as special events.

Kevin Williams, Director of the Shore Sports Network said the partnership is a natural one and “allows us to be associated with the state and region's leading healthcare provider and one with a strong footprint in Ocean and Monmouth counties.” Hackensack Meridian Health has a combined organization of 16 hospitals, including three academic medical centers, two children’s hospitals, nine community hospitals, two rehabilitation hospitals, physician practices, more than 160 ambulatory care centers, surgery centers, home health services, long-term care and assisted living communities, ambulance services, lifesaving air medical transportation, fitness and wellness centers, rehabilitation centers and urgent care facilities. Among those in the shore area are Jersey Shore University Medical Center and the K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital in Neptune, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel and Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin.

“Hackensack Meridian Health is excited to partner with Townsquare Media’s Shore Sports Network, said Ryan Younger, vice president of Strategic Marketing at Hackensack Meridian Health “With more than 160 patient care locations throughout the state, whether it’s treating minor injuries quickly at our urgent care facilities or more serious cases in the emergency departments at our hospitals, families can trust and depend on Hackensack Meridian Health to provide the exceptional care that athletes need.”

The Shore Sports Network will utilize doctors and other medical experts associated with Hackensack Meridian Health for their knowledge and expertise on a variety of topics that are of interest to athletes, coaches and parents including concussion prevention and treatment to the latest surgical procedures designed to get student-athletes back to optimum health as quickly as possible.