Honors & Awards

Monmouth Medical Center and The Unterberg Children’s Hospital

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  • Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for nursing excellence
  • Consistently earns grade “A” score in Hospital Safety by the Leapfrog Group.
  • Named a 2021 Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group.
  • Named a 2020 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey as a top-performing health care organization that has achieved the 95th percentile or above for performance in Patient Experience.
  • Ranked 29th among the 50 best major teaching hospitals in the United States by Washington Monthly.
  • 2021 Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.
  • 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.



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