Honors & Awards

  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade Spring 2019 Earned 12 Grade “A” scores in Hospital Safety and Quality by the Leapfrog Group.
  • Designated Primary Stroke Center, New Jersey Department of Health.
  • LGBTQ Healthcare Equality In 2018, earned designation in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
  • Earned Specialty Excellence Awards in Bariatric Surgery (2018-2019), Labor and Delivery (2016-2018), and Obstetrics and Gynecology (2016-2018) from Healthgrades.
  • Healthgrades LogoEarned 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, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Heart Failure, Joint Replacement (Hip and Knee) and Advanced Certification in Palliative Care.
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid LogoEarned an overall four-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • The Transitional Care Unit (TCU) at Clara Maass Medical Center earned an overall 5‐star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in 2018. Previously 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.
  • Chime - HealthCare's Most Wired 2018Named by the American Hospital Association’s Health forum to the 18th Annual Health Care Most Wired Hospitals list for 2016-2018.
  • Earned gold recognition in 2016 and 2017 from Health Resources and Services Administration National Hospital Organ Donation Campaign.
  • (HRSA) Workplace Partnership for Life Hospital Campaign for increased organ donation efforts.
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

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