Newark, NJ—Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Barnabas Health facilities--were recently named among the 2012-2013 Best Hospitals metro area and New Jersey rankings released by U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, Newark Beth and the Children’s Hospital join Barnabas Health hospitals Clara Maass Medical Center, Monmouth Medical Center, and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in receiving this recognition.
“We are proud to be recognized among the best hospitals in New Jersey and the metropolitan area by U.S. New and World Report,” says Barry H. Ostrowsky, President and Chief Executive Officer of Barnabas Health. “This recognition represents Barnabas Health’s commitment to quality and excellence in patient care, and is a reflection of the dedication and skill of our medical staffs and employees.”
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center also was also listed as high-performing in the New York Metropolitan area for Cancer, Cardiology, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Geriatrics, Nephrology, Neurology and Neurosurgery.
“Ranking among the best hospitals in New Jersey and the metro area by U.S. News & World Report is a testament to the physicians, nurses and staff at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center,” says John Brennan, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey. “To win the NOVA Award for improving the health status of Newark; to be recognized by The Leapfrog Group for outstanding patient safety, and now to earn acknowledgement by U.S. News & World Report as a best regional hospital in eight clinical specialties.”
In July, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey was one of five hospitals nationwide to receive the NOVA Award from the American Hospital Association. Newark Beth and the Children’s Hospital were selected for “The Beth Embraces Wellness: An Integrated Approach to Prevention in the Community,” which features three major award winning wellness programs: Kids Fit, The Beth Challenge and The Beth Garden. These innovative community programs have also been honored by the New Jersey Hospital Association.
Nearly 5,000 hospitals were initially considered by U.S. News & World Report 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. For more information, visit U.S. News & World Report.
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 fifth 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 Saint Barnabas Health Care System affiliates, is third in the nation for kidney transplants, by volume. NBIMC received three of the top awards for 2012 by the New Jersey Hospital Association and was one of five hospitals nationwide to receive the coveted 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, 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. For a referral to a pediatrician or pediatric specialist, please call 1-888-SBHS-123.
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Date: August 29, 2012
Contact: Beth Salamon
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