Awards and Accreditation

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children's Hospital of New Jersey

HEI Leader Becker's Health Care - Hospitals with Great Oncology Programs 2023 designation Becker's Health Care - Hospitals with Great Orthopedic Programs 2023 designation US News Best Children's Hospitals 2023-2024 Newsweek World's Best Hospitals 2023 IAC Accredited Facility - Vascular Testing Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) 2022 Newsweek Maternity American Heart Association Leapfrog A HealthGrades Patient Safety Award American College of Radiology Breast Center of Excellence Joint Commission Most Wired

  • American Association of Blood Banks: Accredited Laboratory Services
  • American College of Cardiology: Performance Achievement Award for Cardiac Care, Gold, 2014; Silver, 2017
  • American College of Radiology: Breast Imaging Center of Excellence; Diagnostic Imaging Center Excellence; Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center
  • American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer: Silver Level Accreditation and Commendation
  • American Heart Association: Distinguished Physician-Harvey E. Nussbaum Award, 2017; Mission Lifeline for STEMI, 2011 (bronze); 2012 (silver); 2013-2016 (gold); Get with the Guidelines Gold Award-Heart Failure, 2011-2013; Get with the Guidelines Gold Award-Resuscitation, 2017 - 2022
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology: Quality Oncology Practice Initiative Certification
  • College of American Pathologists: Accredited Laboratory and Pathology Services
  • Competency & Credentialing Institute: Operating Room nurses recognized as CNOR Strong by CCI
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award 2020
  • Healthgrades Women’s Care Excellence Award 2018
  • Hospitals & Health Networks: Most Wired Hospital for using information technology to connect with patients, 2015 - 2020
  • Human Rights Campaign Foundation: Leader in LGBTQ Health Care Equality, 2018 - 2022
  • Intersocietal Accreditation Commission: Echocardiography facility (Cardiac Non-Invasive, Adult Transesophageal, Adult Transthoracic, Adult Stress); Vascular Testing facility (Extracranial Cerebrovascular, Peripheral Artery, Peripheral Venous, Visceral Vascular)
  • Joint Commission: Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation; Survey for Disease Specific Recertification: Acute Coronary Syndrome, Congestive Heart Failure, Stroke, Ventricular Assist Device
  • Leapfrog Group: Top Teaching Hospital
  • Leapfrog Group: “A” Grade for Safety and Quality, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020
  • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) 2022
  • Modern Health Care: Best Places to Work, 2018
  • Newsweek Magazine: Named a Best Maternity Care Hospital, 2019, 2020
  • Newsweek Magazine: Recognized as a World’s Best Hospital, 2019-2023
  • New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services: Designated Primary Stroke Center
  • New Jersey Hospital Association HRET Award: The Beth Garden, 2012; Health Care Professional of the Year Award, 2012-2013 and 2016-2017
  • NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders): Exemplar Hospital designation for commitment to elder care excellence, 2015-2020
  • Achieved Level 8 Most Wired recognition from CHIME in 2023
  • NJBIZ: 2020 Top 50 Hospitals list; Physician of the Year Health Care Hero, 2015; Education Hero, 2017; ICON Award, 2019
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ HRSA Workplace Partnership for Life: Platinum Recognition for raising organ and tissue donation awareness, 2016 - 2020
  • U.S. News & World Report: RWJBarnabas Health children’s hospitals were named among the nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals for 2023 – 2024 by U.S. News & World Report for Urology. The Urology ranking recognizes a four-hospital practice that is based at The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital but that also provides care at three other RWJBarnabas Health hospitals – with Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, McMullen Children’s Center at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, and The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center.

  • U.S.News &World Report: Rated High Performing for treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Heart Failure 2016 ; Cardiology and Heart Surgery 2020; Pulmonology and Lung Surgery 2020
  • Washington Monthly Magazine Top 50 Best Major Teaching Hospital in U.S.

Patient Stories

  • “I’ve always had a good feeling about the hospital, and when I spoke to the people at the transplant center, I felt at ease. The staff was wonderful.”

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