Honors & Awards

Monmouth Medical Center and The Unterberg Children’s Hospital

  • Magnet RecognitionMagnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for nursing excellence
  • IBM Watson Health Top 100 HospitalsNamed One of the Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health™
  • Leapfrog Group Top Teaching Hospital 2018 Recognized as a Top Teaching Hospital in 2018 by The Leapfrog Group. Widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors an American hospital can receive, the recognition underscores an academic medical center’s commitment to patient safety and quality.
  • One of the eight hospitals in New Jersey to receive a 4‐star rating–the highest rating in the state–from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
  • Consistently earns grade “A” score in Hospital Safety by the Leapfrog Group.
  • LGBTQ Healthcare Equality 2018 Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.
  • Voted Best of the Best Hospitals in Monmouth County by the readers of the Asbury Park Press.
  • Region’s only facility designated as an Academic Comprehensive Cancer Program by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer.
  • Earned Joint Commission disease‐specific Certification:
    • Acute coronary syndrome
    • Hip/knee replacement
    • Cardiac rehabilitation
    • Spine surgery
    • Primary stroke (advanced certification)
  • Licensed as an official Children’s Hospital for Monmouth and Ocean counties and a member of the National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions.
  • Designated as a NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) hospital.
  • Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center is the first in the region to be designated a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence, the highest recognition attainable from the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers, and is a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s best breast centers for five consecutive years.
  • American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
  • First cardiopulmonary rehabilitation in Monmouth County to be certified for both cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
  • Sleep Disorders Center is the first facility in Monmouth County to earn accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Patient Stories

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