Awards and Designations

Offering Award Winning Services

As a model of today's most progressive and seamless cardiac programs, our Heart Health program brings together an experienced team of heart specialists with a full compliment of clinical resources to offer patients the highest quality care possible. Along with our extensive cardiac services, our patient-centered care philosophy will continue to guide our ambition to improve the cardiac health of New Jersey residents. Our commitment to the highest quality care is reflected by the numerous awards and accreditations earned by the Heart Centers at Barnabas Health.


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Joint Commission Certification

  • Joint Commission Certification Disease-Specific Care for Heart Failure
    • ​Clara Maass Medical Center
    • Community Medical Center
    • Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
    • Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  • Joint Commission Advanced Certification in Disease-Specific Care for Heart Failure
    • ​Monmouth Medical Center
  • Joint Commission Certified in Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Clara Maass Medical Center
    • Community Medical Center
    • Monmouth Medical Center
    • Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus (formerly Kimball Medical Center)
    • Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
    • Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  • Joint Commission Certified in Cardiac Rehabilitation
    • Clara Maass Medical Center
    • Community Medical Center
    • Monmouth Medical Center
    • Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  • Joint Commission Advanced Certification in Ventricular Assist Device
    • Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

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US News and World Report designation - Best Regional Hospitals - New York, New Jersey - High Performing in Cardiology and Heart Surgery

  • Newark Beth Israel Medical Center 2013-14, 2012-13, 2011-12, 2010-11, 2009-10

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Barnabas Health

  • American Heart Association’s Gold Award in Heart Failure Treatment

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Clara Maass Medical Center

  • 2013, Becker's 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs
  • 2013, 2012, 2011 HealthGrades Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
  • 2011 American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines - Heart Failure Program
    • Participation for providing heart failure patients with aggressive risk reduction therapies outlined by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology
  • 2010 HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

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Community Medical Center

  • 2013, American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines - Heart Failure Bronze Performance Achievement for adhering to all achievement measures in the treatment of patients with heart failure

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Monmouth Medical Center

  • 2013, 2012 Institute for Healthcare Mentor Hospital for Congestive Heart Failure
  • 2013, 2012 Level III Certification as Chest Pain Center
  • 2012 American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines - Heart Failure Silver Performance Achievement Award for compliance with evidence-based guidelines and procedure that help prevent hospitalization.

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Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

  • 2013 American Heart Association Mission Lifeline Gold Receiving Award for its quality treatment of people who suffer a heart attack known as a STEMI.
  • 2012 American Heart Association Mission Lifeline Silver Receiving Award for its quality treatment of people who suffer a heart attack known as a STEMI.
  • 2013, 2012 AMI Action Registry-Get With The Guidelines Gold Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association (AHA) for the comprehensive data collection for the National Cardiovascular Data Registry that empowers health care provider teams to consistently treat heart attack patients according to the most current, science-based guidelines.
  • 2012, 2011, 2010 American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines - Heart Failure Gold Performance Achievement Award for adhering to all achievement measures in the treatment of patients with heart failure.
  • 2010 Heart and Lung Transplant Programs earned the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Bronze Level Community of Practice Donation Awards for their outstanding patient outcomes.
  • U.S. News and World Report named Newark Beth No. 11 of 180 hospitals in the New York metropolitan area.
    • National Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, evaluation of all 106 heart transplant centers in the U.S., better than expected 3-year heart transplant survival rates for 2004-2007 (published in July 2010).

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Saint Barnabas Medical Center

  • 2011 Society of Thoracic Surgeons Three-Star Rating for Coronary Artery Bypass Procedures. Only 14 percent of U.S. cardiac surgery programs achieved this top rating.

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