Awards and Accreditations

RWJBarnabas Health

  • Protecting the Patient – Voice of the Customer Award - Nuance Healthcare
    Recognition of reduction of hospital acquired conditions by 73% and being Joint Commission Top Performers for national quality measures.
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome Disease Specific Care Certification
    Joint Commission
  • American Heart Association’s Gold Award in Heart Failure Treatment
  • Becker’s Hospital Review 100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare
  • CEO Cancer Gold Standard ™
    American Cancer Society CEO Roundtable on Cancer
  • Becker's 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare

Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center

  • Joint Commission
    Accredited by the Joint Commission under the Ambulatory Care Standards
    National Patient Safety Goal compliant based upon most recent Accreditation Award
  • Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Nuclear Medicine Laboratories
    Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory Services
    General Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories
    Visceral Vascular Testing
    Extracranial cerebrovascular testing
    Peripheral arterial testing
    Peripheral Venous testing
  • American College of Radiology
    Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
    Ultrasound - Breast, Obstetrical, Gynecology, General
    Ultrasound Guided Biopsy
    Mammography
    CT services
    MRI services

Clara Maass Medical Center

  • U.S. News & World Report
    Ranked among the 50 Best Regional Hospitals—NY Metro Area—in six adult specialties: Cancer, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Urology
  • Becker’s Hospital Review
    100 Hospitals With Great Heart Programs
  • HealthGrades
    2010, 2009, 2008 and 2007 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence - bestowed on the top 5% of hospitals nationally
    2011 Specialty Excellence - Critical Care
    2012 and 2011 Specialty Excellence - Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
    2010 Specialty Excellence - Gastrointestinal Care
    2011 Five Star Rating - Hip Fracture Repair
    2010 Five Star Rating - Bowel Obstruction, Diabetic Acidosis & Coma, Heart Failure, Hip Fracture Repair, Pneumonia, Sepsis, Vascular Bypass Surgery
    2009 Five Star Rating - Bowel Obstruction, GI Surgeries and Procedures, Heart Failure, Hip Fracture Repair, Pneumonia, Respiratory Failure, Sepsis, Total Knee Replacement
    2008 Specialty Excellence - Gastrointestinal Care, Gastrointestinal Surgery
    2008 Five Star Rating - Bowel Obstruction, Diabetic Acidosis and Coma, Gastrointestinal Surgeries and Procedures, Heart Failure, Hip Fracture Repair, Pneumonia, Respiratory Failure, Sepsis, Stroke, Total Knee Replacement
    2007 Specialty Excellence - General Surgery
    2007 Five Star Rating - Treatment of Heart Failure, Total Knee Replacement, Hip Fracture Repair, Overall Pulmonary Services, Treatment of Pneumonia, Gastrointestinal Surgery, GI Surgery and Procedures, Treatment of Bowel Obstruction, Treatment of Sepsis
  • The Leapfrog Group
    Hospital Safety Score—A
  • Core Measures
    New Jersey Department of Health-Hospital Performance Report
    2011 - One of six hospitals to rank in the top 10% for all measures
    2010 - One of four hospitals in the state to rank in the top 10% for treatments of heart attack, CHF, pneumonia and surgical care improvement
    2009 - achieved highest performance in the state (in the top 10%) for treatment of congestive heart failure (CHF), pneumonia and heart attack
    2008 - achieved highest performance in the state for treatment of congestive heart failure (CHF), pneumonia and heart attack; top 10% for CHF and heart attack
    2007 - achieved results in the top 10% for treatment of pneumonia and CHF
    2006 - achieved highest performance in the state for treatment of CHF; top 10% for treatment of both heart attack and pneumonia
    Recipient of the 2011 Joint Commission Top Performers on Key Quality Measures Award which recognizes top 15% performance on all four quality measure topics- Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care
  • Thompson- Reuters
    Thompson Reuters Top 100 Hospitals and Top 100 Hospitals Everest Award - 2012. The Everest Award honors hospitals that have achieved both the highest current performance and the fastest long-term improvement over five years.
    Thompson 100 Top Hospitals, Performance Improvement Leader 2000
    Solucient 100 Top Hospitals, Performance Improvement Leader 2005
  • Accreditations/Certifications
    Joint Commission:

    Named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for 2013 for Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care
    • National Patient Safety Goal compliant based upon most recent Accreditation Award
    Certified by the Joint Commission Disease‐Specific Care Certification Program in: Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS), Heart Failure, Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement
  • Other Accreditations/Certifications
    Commission on Cancer
    - Tumor Registry
    Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories Accreditation
    Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography
    Adult Transesophageal Echocardiography
    American Association for Respiratory Care
    Quality Respiratory Care Recognition
    College of American Pathologists
    Laboratory and Pathology Services
    American Association of Blood Banks
    Laboratory
    American College of Surgeons
    Cancer Program
    Mammography Quality Standards Act
    Mammography
    American College of Radiation Oncology
    Radiation Oncology Department
    The American Academy of Sleep Medicine
    Sleep Disorders Center
  • Other Recognitions
    Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Bronze Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association

Community Medical Center

  • U.S. News and World Reports
    U.S. News & World Report’s Regions Top 50 Hospitals in the Metro Area 2010-2011 for Geriatric, Pulmonary and Cancer care
  • The Leapfrog Group
    Hospital Safety Score—A
  • Core Measures
    One of six hospitals in NJ to be in the top 10% for all topics- Heart Attacks, Heart Failure, Pneumonia, Surgical Care in 2011
    Recipient of the 2011 Joint Commission Top Performers on Key Quality Measures Award
    NJ 2010 Hospital Performance Report Ranked # 1 in Ocean County for Surgical Care and the treatment of Heart Attack, Heart Failure and Pneumonia
  • Thompson-Reuters
    2012 Top 100 Hospitals
  • Accreditations/Certifications
    Joint Commission
    • National Patient Safety Goal compliant per above Accreditation
    Certified by the Joint Commission Disease‐Specific Care Certification Program in:
    • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) –fi rst hospital in New Jersey to achieve
    • Primary Stroke
    • Total Hip Replacement – only hospital in Ocean County to achieve
    • Total Knee Replacement -only hospital in Ocean County to achieve
    National Association of Epilepsy Centers
    Designated a Level 3 Epilepsy Center. Level 3 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest level medical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.
    American Diabetes Association
    The prestigious American Diabetes Association (ADA) Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education program was recently awarded to the Center for Diabetes Education at Community Medical Center.

    Other Accreditations
    Commission on Cancer - Outstanding Achievement Award
    Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program
    Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories
    Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography
    Adult Transesophageal Echocardiography
    College of American Pathologist
    Pathology and Laboratory Services
    American Association of Blood Bank
    Laboratory Services
    American College of Surgeons
    Commission on Cancer - Cancer Program
    American College of Radiology
    Mammography
    Breast Ultrasound
    Nuclear Medicine
    CT Services
    MRI Services
    Ultrasound Imaging Services
    Radiation Oncology
    American Academy of Sleep Medicine
    Sleep Disorders Center Services
    American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
    Cardiac Rehabilitation Program
    Other Recognitions
    2011 American Cancer Society Visionary Award Recipient
    Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Bronze Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association

Jersey City Medical Center

Magnet Award

There are currently 5,705 hospitals in the United States. Of this 401 (in all of the United States) currently have the Magnet Designation for Nursing Excellence. Jersey City Medical Center is the only one in all of Hudson, Union or Essex Counties. Only 251 have received 9 consecutive “A” national safety ratings from The Leapfrog Group.

Awards

  • Recognized on the American Hospital Association's Equity of Care National Listing as "National Best in Class Hospital for Diversity in Leadership and Governance"
  • First and only Hospital in Hudson, Union or Essex County to earn the "Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence" and reaccredited in 2014!
  • Grade A for Patient Safety - only hospital to earn 8 consecutive “A’s” for Patient Safety in Hudson county.

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  • Recognized by the American College of Surgeons for "Excellence in Trauma"
  • DNV Accredited Hospital
  • US News and World Report "Top Regional Hospital" 2012
  • Joint Commission Top Performer Recognition
  • CEO Gold Cancer Prevention Award
  • Castle Connolly Award for "Top Overall Hospital" 2 Consecutive Years 2010 and 2011
  • Modern Healthcare Magazine "100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare" 2011-2012 (2014 Barnabas Health)
  • Becker's Hospital Review "Top 100 Hospitals to Work in Healthcare 2012-2013
  • Triple Accreditation of EMS
  • NJ Smart Workplaces Gold Award
  • National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award 2012
  • First EMS service in the entire United States to ever earn triple accreditation.
  • The gold standard in dispatch, education and essential emergency medical services.
  • "Top Ten" Hospital for the last three years
  • 2012 Consumer Choice Award Winner

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Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus (Kimball Medical Center)

  • U.S. News and World Reports
    Best Hospitals – metro area
  • The Leapfrog Group
    Hospital Safety Score—A
  • Core Measures
    Ranked number one in NJ for the care of Pneumonia for 2011
  • Other Recognitions
    Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Bronze Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association
  • Accreditations/Certifications
    Joint Commission

    Accredited by the Joint Commission under the Hospital Accreditation Standards
    • National Patient Safety Goal compliant based upon most recent Accreditation Award
    Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission
    • Acute Coronary Syndrome
    Named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for 2013 for Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care
    Named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for 2012 for Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI), Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care
  • Other Accreditations/Certifications
    Commission on Cancer

    Cancer Program
  • Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories
    Adult Transesophageal
    Adult Transthoracic
    College of American Pathologists
    Laboratory and Pathology Services
    American Association of Blood Banks
    Laboratory Services
    American College of Radiology
    New Jersey Designated Primary Stroke Center

Monmouth Medical Center and The Unterberg Children’s Hospital

  • U.S. News and World Reports
    Regional Leader in Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery
  • The Leapfrog Group
    Hospital Safety Score—A
  • Core Measures
    Top Performer on Key Quality Measures from the Joint Commission which recognizes top 15% in the nation for achieving top scores in all core measures – Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care
  • IHI
    Mentor Hospital Status for Care of the Heart Failure Patient
  • Commendation from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
    The Cancer Center received three-year approval with commendation
  • Breast Center
    Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence — the highest certification level offered by the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers (NQMBC). The Wilentz Center is one of just two New Jersey facilities and is among just 18 in the nation to achieve this top national certification.
    Three-year full accreditation designation by The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) for "providing the highest quality evaluation and management of patients with breast disease."
    Designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology's (ACR) Commission on Quality and Safety and the Commission on Breast Imaging. Additionally, the Wilentz Center is the first facility in New Jersey and just the 20th in the nation to earn ACR's Gold Seal Accreditation for breast MRI and also holds ACR accreditation for mammography, breast ultrasound and stereotactic breast biopsy.
    Has passed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspection for being in total compliance with stringent requirements under the federal Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) with "no" deficiencies — a success achieved by less than 20 percent of the more than 2,000 facilities in the country inspected by the FDA.
    Women's Choice Award - America's Best Breast Centers 2014-2016
  • Stroke Center
    Designated a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
  • Accreditations/Certifications
    J
    oint Commission
    Accredited by the Joint Commission under the Hospital Accreditation Standards and Behavioral Health Standards
    • National Patient Safety Goal compliant based upon most recent Accreditation Award
    Named to top10% of health care organizations in the nation to sustain quality patient outcomes 2011 and 2012
    Named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for 2014, 2013 for Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care
    Certified by the Joint Commission Disease‐Specific Care Certification Program in: Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS), Advanced Heart Failure, Primary Stroke, Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Breast Cancer
  • Other Accreditations/Certifications
    American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
    Cardiac Rehabilitation Program
    Commission on Cancer
    Cancer Program
    National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
    Breast Center Services
    National Quality Measure for Breast Cancer
    Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence
    Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories
    Cardiac Non-Invasive
    Adult Transesophageal
    Adult Transthoracic
    Adult Stress
    College of American Pathologists
    Laboratory and Pathology Services
    Society of Chest Pain Centers
    Certified Chest Pain Center – Level III
    American Association of Blood Banks
    Laboratory Transfusion Services
    American College of Radiology
    Breast MRI
    General MRI
    CT
    Diagnostic Ultrasound
    American College of Radiology
    Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
    Mammography
    Ultrasound
    Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
    American Academy of Sleep Medicine
    Sleep Disturbance Services
  • Other Recognitions
    Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Silver Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and The Children's Hospital of New Jersey

  • American Hospital Association
    2015 Most Wired Hospital
  • NICHE Exemplar Hospital
    A distinction only sixty-seven other hospitals in the United States have achieved. The NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) designation indicates a hospital's commitment to elder care excellence.
  • U.S. News and World Reports
    High-performing in Cancer, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Ear, Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Pulmonology, Urology
    Overall ranking of # 12 in the New York metro area
    America’s Top 50 Hospitals for Specialty Care in Heart and Heart Surgery for 2010 & 2011
  • Core Measures
    Top Performer on Key Quality Measures from the Joint Commission which recognizes the top 15% of hospitals for core measures – Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia, Surgical Care
  • New Jersey Hospital Association
    2011- Excellence In Quality Improvement Award
  • IHI
    Mentor Hospital for Reduction of MRSA Infections
  • Accreditations/Certifications
    Joint Commission

    Accredited by the Joint Commission under the Hospital Accreditation Standards and Behavioral Health Standards
    • National Patient Safety Goal compliant based upon most recent Accreditation Award
    Certified by the Joint Commission Disease‐Specific Care Certification Program in: Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS), Advanced Ventricular Assistive Device
  • Other Accreditations/Certifications
    American Association for Respiratory Care

    Quality Respiratory Care Recognition Certified
    Commission on Cancer
    Cancer Program
    Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Nuclear Medicine Laboratories
    General Nuclear Medicine Services
    Nuclear Cardiology Services
    IAC sealIntersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories
    Cardiac Non-Invasive
    Adult Transesophageal
    Adult Transthoracic
    Adult Stress
    ​Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratory-ICAVL
    Extracranial Cerebrovascular testing
    Peripheral Artery Testing
    Peripheral Venous Testing
    Visceral Vascular Testing
    College of American Pathologists
    ACR LogoLaboratory and Pathology Services
    American Association of Blood Banks
    Laboratory
    College of Radiology Accreditation in Nuclear Medicine

Saint Barnabas Medical Center

Leapfrog Group Top Hospital 2015

  • The Leapfrog Group
    Top Hospital Award 2015
  • American Hospital Association
    2015 Most Wired Hospital
  • U.S. News and World Reports
    Best Regional Hospitals U.S. News & World Report for 2010-2011 for the areas of: Cancer, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Kidney Disorders, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Ear, Nose and Throat, Urology
  • Academic Center of Excellence in Women’s Health (first in New Jersey)
  • The Leapfrog Group
    Grade "A" for Patient Safety
  • Core Measures
    Top Performer on Key Quality Measures from the Joint Commission which is the top 15% national performance for Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
    3 Star Rating which is the top 15% hospitals for Cardiac Surgery
  • New Jersey Hospital Association
    Excellence In Quality Improvement Award 2011
  • International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA)
    Award for promoting and supporting breastfeeding
  • Cancer Center Accreditation
    The Cancer Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center was the first oncology practice in New Jersey and one of the first oncology practices in the nation to be recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).
  • Stroke Center
    Designated a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
  • National Association of Epilepsy Centers
    Designated Level 4 Epilepsy Center
  • Accreditations/Certifications
    Joint Commission
    Accredited by the Joint Commission under the Hospital Accreditation Manual
    National Patient Safety Goal compliant based upon most recent Accreditation Award
    Certification for a Primary Stroke Center
    Certified by the Joint Commission Disease‐Specific Care Certification Program in: Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS), Heart Failure,Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement
  • Other Accreditations/Certifications
    National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

    Breast Center Services
    American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
    Bariatric Center of Excellence
    American Association for Respiratory Care
    QRCR Certified
    American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
    Cardiac Rehabilitation Program
    Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Nuclear Medicine Laboratories
    Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory Services
    General Nuclear Medicine Services
    Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories
    Adult Transesophageal
    Adult Transthoracic
    Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories
    Visceral Vascular Testing
    Extracranial cerebrovascular testing
    Peripheral arterial testing
    College of American Pathologists
    Laboratory and Pathology Services
    American Association of Blood Banks
    Laboratory Transfusion Services
    American College of Surgeons
    Three-year approval with Commendation for the Cancer Center from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
    American College of Radiology
    American College of Radiation Oncology

    Radiation Oncology Services
  • Other Recognitions
    Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Bronze Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association
    WAVE Excellence Award- CMS – Recognition of Outstanding achievement for promotion of Hand Hygiene

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