Honors & Awards

The Leapfrog Group Top General Hospital Leapfrog Grade A US News High Performing Hospitals Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 4 Star Quality RatedNiche member badge

  • 11 Leapfrog Safety Grade “A” Awards – Twice recognized by The Leapfrog Group as a Top General Hospital in the United States
  • Twice recognized by the Leapfrog Group as a Top General Hospital in the U.S.
  • MAGNET® Recognized from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • An NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, in partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
  • ACOS Accredited Cancer Program
  • The first of two New Jersey hospitals to receive the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award, for quality and performance excellence presented by the President of the United States.
  • Advanced Primary Stroke Center Certification from The Joint Commission
  • Specialty certification by The Joint Commission:
    • Stroke
    • Spine surgery
    • Hip/knee replacement
  • Stroke and Heart Failure, Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association
  • New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services - Designated Primary Stroke Center
  • Designated in 2021 as a NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) hospital
  • Certified for Bariatric Surgery by The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP)
  • ACR Accredited Radiation Department
  • MBSAQIP Certified for our Bariatric Program
  • College of American Pathologists (CAP) Certified Lab
  • Named a Top Performing Hospital by US News & World Report

Patient Stories

  • “I have her butterfly pin on the table next to my bed as a constant reminder to stop dwelling on what is wrong in the world and let in the light. And as I learned recently, the name Lucinda means ‘light.’”

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  • “I did part of my nursing training there in 2013. I knew RWJUH Hamilton was one of the best hospitals in New Jersey.”

    Marcia
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  • I did part of my nursing training there in 2013, Marcia says. I knew RWJUH Hamilton was one of the best hospitals in New Jersey.

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