Honors & Awards

LGBTQ Health Care Equality Becker's Health Care - Hospitals with Great Oncology Programs 2023 designation Becker's Health Care - Hospitals with Great Orthopedic Programs 2023 designation U.S. News and World Report High Performing Hospital for COPD U.S. News and World Report High Performing Hospital for Heart Failure U.S. News and World Report High Performing Hospital for Kidney Failure U.S. News and World Report High Performing Hospital for Maternity Healthgrades Five Star Recipient Bariatric Surgery 2017-2023 Healthgrades Five Star Recipient Hip Fracture Treatment 2022 Healthgrades Excellence Award 2022 Labor and Delivery Healthgrades Excellence Award 2022 Obstetrics and Gynecology Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award 2020 The Joint Commission, American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Primary Stroke Center Certification Money - Best Hospitals for Bariatric Surgery NAPBC designation Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade Spring 2019 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Logo Chime - Most Wired 2023

  • Earned Healthgrades Five-Star Award, Overall Bariatric Surgery, 2017-2023
  • Earned Healthgrades Five-Star Award, Hip Fracture Treatment, 2022
  • Earned Healthgrades Excellence Award, Labor and Delivery, 2016-2022
  • Earned Healthgrades Excellence Award, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2016-2022
  • Earned Healthgrades Five-Star Award, Hip Fracture Treatment, 2017-2022
  • Earned Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award, 2019-2020
  • Earned Money Best Hospitals for Bariatric Surgery 2023
  • Designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® Bariatric Facility for 2022
  • Nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a High Performing Hospital for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) for 2022-2023
  • Nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a High Performing Hospital for Congestive Heart Failure for 2022-2023
  • Nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a High Performing Hospital for Kidney Failure for 2022-2023
  • Nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a High Performing Hospital for Maternity Care for 2022-2023
  • Earned platinum recognition in 2021 and 2022 from Health Resources and Services Administration National Hospital Organ Donation Campaign (HRSA) Workplace Partnership for Life Hospital Campaign for increased organ donation efforts.
  • Earned 12 Grade “A” scores in Hospital Safety and Quality by the Leapfrog Group.
  • Designated Primary Stroke Center, New Jersey Department of Health.
  • Earned designation in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2024
  • 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.
  • Earned 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.
  • Earned the 2021 Gold Steward Recognition at the Statewide Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative Conference by the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH)
  • Most Wired recognition from The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) in 2023.
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

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