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Barnabas Health Heart Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Earns Recognition for Heart Failure Management

06/04/2015

The Barnabas Health Heart Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, located in Newark, NJ, has been awarded a Certificate of Distinction in Heart Failure Management from The Joint Commission (TJC).

The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit national body that oversees the safety and quality of health care and other services provided by certified organizations. According to TJC, a Certificate of Distinction is a tangible demonstration of a provider's commitment to quality excellence by recognizing the ability to meet rigorous criteria for managing specific diseases and chronic conditions.

"Barnabas Health Heart Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is pleased to receive Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission, the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation," said John A. Brennan, MD, MPH, Executive Vice President for Barnabas Health and President and Chief Executive Officer of Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children's Hospital of New Jersey. "The certification provides us with the framework to create a culture of excellence for those in our community."

For more information about Barnabas Health Heart Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, visit barnabashealth.org/heartcenters.

For more information about heart failure, visit healthlibrary.barnabashealth.org.

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