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Saint Barnabas Medical Center Named 2017 Hospital of the Year

Saint Barnabas Medical Center was named 2017 Hospital of the Year at the 11 th annual NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Awards held on June 20, 2017, in Somerset, New Jersey. The Hospital of the Year award honors hospitals making extraordinary strides and exceptional achievements in healthcare. “We are honored to receive this prestigious recognition. We accept it on behalf of our physicians, nurses and our entire Saint Barnabas Medical Center team, who dedicate themselves to our patients and their families,” said Stephen P. Zieniewicz, FACHE, President and CEO, Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

Saint Barnabas Medical Center is a flagship of RWJBarnabas Health, New Jersey's largest integrated health care delivery system. In addition, as one of the nation’s top teaching hospitals, Saint Barnabas is focused on providing safe, high-quality, culturally competent care to our patients and their families and supporting a mission of academic excellence, providing leading-edge research and clinical trials and teaching the next generation of physicians and health care providers.

Saint Barnabas Medical Center is dedicated to serving and investing in its community. "As we look forward to the opening of the Cooperman Family Pavilion in September, we continue to expand and transform the services and technology being offered to meet the diverse health care needs of our community, remarked Mr. Zieniewicz.. Saint Barnabas Medical Center remains committed to providing compassionate care, healthcare excellence and superior service to our patients and their families. Each day, we are inspired by our patients, the true healthcare heroes, particularly our tiny micronates, our burn survivors and our kidney transplant donors.”

As a teaching, tertiary and quaternary care medical center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center offers the highest degree of services to patients throughout New Jersey. Saint Barnabas' nationally recognized services include NJ’s only certified burn center; the nation’s eighth largest renal and pancreas transplant program; a nationally-ranked Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; a world-class cardiac and cardiac surgery program performing minimally invasive transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR); a comprehensive stroke center offering the most advanced CT imaging in the state; comprehensive cancer programs and services in affiliation with the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, a National Cancer Institute-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center; one of the largest Radiation Oncology programs in New Jersey offering CyberKnife; and extensive services in robotic and minimally-invasive surgery. For more information, please call 973.322.5000 or visit

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