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Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Voted Among the Best Hospitals in New York Area

08/30/2013

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Voted Among the
Best Hospitals in the New York Area Voted Best in
Six Medical Specialties

Newark, New Jersey - August 30, 2013 – Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBIMC) has been voted as one of the Best Medical Centers in the Region in six specialties by U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals in New Jersey and the Metro Area for 2013 – 2014. The six specialties are: Cancer, Cardiology, Heart Surgery, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Geriatrics, Nephrology, Neurology and Neurosurgery.

NBIMC is joined by other Barnabas Health hospitals, Clara Maass, Monmouth and Saint Barnabas Medical Center, who were also listed as Best Hospitals, as well.

“We are honored to be recognized by U.S. News & World Reports for outstanding clinical services in six categories,” said John A. Brennan, MD, MPH, President and Chief Executive Officer of Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey and Executive Vice President of Barnabas Health. “These clinical specialties continue to be some of the hallmark services of The Beth, with overall good outcomes and services.”

The U.S. News & World Report rankings were completed based on information provided by the American Hospital Association, which compiles data on hospitals in the U.S. based on surveys and other sources. Nearly 5,000 hospitals were initially considered in these rankings, which evaluate specialty as well as volume. Hospitals were ranked according to reputation, mortality, patient safety and other areas, including nurse staffing and technology.

U.S. News & World Report has also consistently recognized Newark Beth Israel Medical Center as among the nation’s top 50 hospitals for specialty care in Cardiology and Heart Surgery. The U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital rankings identify hospitals that excel in medical and surgical care based on a variety of rigorous criteria.

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, (NBIMC), a 673-bed regional care teaching hospital, provides comprehensive health care to its local communities and well beyond. NBIMC has more than 800 physicians, 3,200 employees and 150 volunteers with over 300,000 outpatient visits and 25,000 admissions annually. NBIMC is in the top three hospitals in the nation in the number of heart transplants with better than expected outcomes, has the only lung transplant program in New Jersey, and combined with Saint Barnabas Medical Center, both Barnabas Health affiliates, is third in the nation for kidney transplants, by volume. NBIMC and CHoNJ is the recipient of a number of NJHA Awards and was one of five hospitals to receive the 2012 NOVA Award from the American Hospital Association. To learn more, visit us on line at www.newarkbeth.com

Children’s Hospital of New Jersey
Children's Hospital of New Jersey, located at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and part of the Saint Barnabas Health Care System, is the state's premier hospital caring for children, with specialized services to treat ill and injured children from newborn to adolescent years and has the most comprehensive pediatric cardiac care program in the region as well as preventive programs that promote wellness in the community. CHoNJ is home to the state’s largest NICU with the only ECMO unit. For a referral to a pediatrician or pediatric specialist, please call 1-888-724-7123.

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