Honors & Awards

  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade Fall 2018 Earned 10 Grade “A” scores in Hospital Safety and Quality by the Leapfrog Group.
  • LGBTQ Healthcare Equality In 2018, earned designation in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
  • Earned Specialty Excellence Awards in Bariatric Surgery, Labor and Delivery, and Obstetrics and Gynecology from Healthgrades in 2018.
  • Earned Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award from 2011 to 2015; ranked among the top 10 percent in the nation for patient safety for three consecutive years (2013 to 2015); one of 453 hospitals to receive the Outstanding Patient Experience Award in 2015.
  • Received 5‐star rating in Clinical Excellence in 2017 for Bariatric Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Gallbladder Removal Surgery, Maternity Care, Hip Fracture Treatment, Appendectomy, Gynecological Surgery and Vaginal Delivery.
  • Earned the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission with disease‐specific certification in Acute Coronary Syndrome, Congestive Heart Failure, Elective Joint Hip Replacement, Elective Joint Knee Replacement and Advanced Certification in Palliative Care.
  • The Transitional Care Unit (TCU) achieved an overall 5‐star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in 2016. Recognized by U.S. News and World Report in 2017 for high performance in heart failure and previously ranked among the “50 Best Regional Hospitals” in the New York metropolitan area; also recognized for top performance in endocrinology, neurology and neurosurgery.
  • Named by the American Hospital Association’s Health forum to the 18th Annual Health Care Most Wired Hospitals list for 2016 and 2017.
  • Earned gold recognition in 2016 and 2017 from Health Resources and Services Administration.
  • (HRSA) Workplace Partnership for Life Hospital Campaign for increased organ donation efforts.
  • Designated Primary Stroke Center, New Jersey Department of Health.
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

Patient Stories

  • When a mystery rash enveloped her three-year-old son Gabriel's body, Lorena Vega took her child to the emergency department at Clara Maass Medical Center.

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  • Before my surgeries, it was increasingly more difficult to walk, to exercise, to ski because of the pain. Consequently, the knee replacement surgery was like a miracle to me.

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  • Clara Maass Medical Center has been a part of my family for as long as I can remember.

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