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Awards & Accreditations

Monmouth Medical Center and The Unterberg Children’s Hospital

Becker's Hospital CEO Report

  • 100 Hospitals with Great Women's Health Programs

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

  • Among only eight New Jersey Hospitals to receive a four-star rating - highest in the state.

U.S. News and World Reports

  • Regional Leader in Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery

Most Wired Hospital

Asbury Park Press Readers' Choice Awards

  • Best of the Best Hospitals in Monmouth County

Bariatric Surgery

  • Accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program

The Leapfrog GroupLeapfrog Group Top Teaching Hospital 2016

  • Hospital Safety Score—A
  • Top Teaching Hospital in 2017 by The Leapfrog Group

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

  • Mentor Hospital Status for Care of the Heart Failure Patient

Commendation from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

  • Leon Hess Cancer Center earned accreditation with Silver Commendation

Breast Center

  • Women's Choice Award as one of America's Best Breast Centers for four consecutive years.
  • Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence — the highest certification level offered by the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers (NQMBC). The Wilentz Center is one of just two New Jersey facilities and is among just 18 in the nation to achieve this top national certification.
  • Three-year full accreditation designation by The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) for "providing the highest quality evaluation and management of patients with breast disease."
  • Designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology's (ACR) Commission on Quality and Safety and the Commission on Breast Imaging. Additionally, the Wilentz Center is the first facility in New Jersey and just the 20th in the nation to earn ACR's Gold Seal Accreditation for breast MRI and also holds ACR accreditation for mammography, breast ultrasound and stereotactic breast biopsy.
  • Has passed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspection for being in total compliance with stringent requirements under the federal Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) with "no" deficiencies — a success achieved by less than 20 percent of the more than 2,000 facilities in the country inspected by the FDA.
  • Women's Choice Award - America's Best Breast Centers 2014-2016

Stroke Center

  • Designated a Primary Stroke Center by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services

Accreditations and Certifications

Joint Commission

  • Accredited by the Joint Commission under the Hospital Accreditation Standards and Behavioral Health Standards
  • National Patient Safety Goal compliant based upon most recent Accreditation Award
  • Named to top10% of health care organizations in the nation to sustain quality patient outcomes 2011 and 2012
  • Named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for 2014, 2013 for Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care
  • Certified by the Joint Commission Disease‐Specific Care Certification Program in: Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS), Stroke, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Spine Surgery, Breast Cancer

Other Accreditations and Certifications

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Commission on Cancer

  • Cancer Program

National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

  • Breast Center Services

National Quality Measure for Breast Cancer

  • Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence

Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories

  • Cardiac Non-Invasive
  • Adult Transesophageal
  • Adult Transthoracic
  • Adult Stress

College of American Pathologists

  • Laboratory and Pathology Services

American Association of Blood Banks

  • Laboratory Transfusion Services

American College of Radiology

  • Breast MRI
  • General MRI
  • CT
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
  • Mammography
  • Ultrasound
  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsy

American Academy of Sleep Medicine

  • Sleep Disturbance Services

Other Recognitions

  • Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association

Patient Stories

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