Honors & Awards

Magnet recognition DNV Certified Primary Stroke Center designation Magnet recognition Commission on Cancer Accredited Program designation Commission on Cancer Accredited Program designation LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader 2022 Get with the Guidelines Gold Plus designation US News High Performing Hospitals COPD 2022-2023 US News High Performing Hospitals Heart Failure 2022-2023 US News High Performing Hospitals Kidney Failure 2022-2023 DNV Certified Hip and Knee Replacement designation Healthgrades Five Star Recipient Hip Fracture Healthgrades Five Star Recipient Treatment of Sepsis Leapfrog Spring 2019 Logo JCMC Leapfrog Top Teaching Hospital 2019

  • Re-certified in 2021 by DNV as a certified Acute Care Hospital.
  • The hospital was certified by DNV GL – Healthcare as a Primary Stroke Center, affirming the hospital's readiness to handle a full range of stroke-related medical problems.
  • Jersey City Medical Center has achieved the Magnet Recognition designation for four consecutive times, for meeting rigorous standards for nursing excellence. Read more.
  • Named a 2022 Human Experience (HX) Guardian of Excellence Award® winner for Employee Experience in Ambulatory Care by Press Ganey, the global leader in healthcare experience solutions and services Guardian of Excellence award. The Guardian of Excellence award honors facilities who achieved the 95th percentile or higher on Engagement for their census survey completed during the award year.
  • American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Accredited Site.
  • Since 2014, the hospital has been designated a leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality by the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI).
  • Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Get with the Guidelines®–Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll; also named by the AHA as a Gold Fit‐Friendly company for its corporate culture of providing health and wellness.
  • Ranked as “high performing” in treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure by U.S. News & World Report.
  • The Orthopedic Center at JCMC was recognized as a DNV GL Healthcare certified Hip & Knee Replacement Program, validating the hospital’s excellence across the spectrum of hip and knee replacement care, from diagnosis to treatment, rehabilitation, education and outcomes.
  • Earned 2023 Specialty Excellence Awards and a 5-star recognition from Healthgrades for Hip Fracture Treatment and the Treatment of Sepsis.
  • In 2016, Jersey City Medical Center received ISO 9001:2008 certification which demonstrates an organization’s ability to consistently meet high customer and regulatory standards for service.
  • Recognized by NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders) as a Senior Friendly organization.

  • Achieved Level 9 Most Wired recognition from CHIME in 2020.
  • New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services designated Jersey City Medical Center as a Primary Stroke Center in recognition of our wide range of comprehensive stroke services, including access to an acute stroke team; neurology and emergency department personnel trained in the diagnosis and treatment of acute stroke; neuro-imaging services capability; and more.
  • The first EMS service in the U.S. to earn triple accreditation in dispatch, education and emergency medical service.
  • The Leapfrog Group has awarded JCMC an ‘A’ grading for quality and patient safety for fourteen reporting periods.
  • Named a Top Teaching Hospital by LeapFrog Group in 2017.