Honors & Awards

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  • Recognized as “high performing” in the treatment of five procedures and conditions in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021-2022 Best Hospitals rankings and ratings. The hospital was recognized for the treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), diabetes, heart failure, kidney failure and stroke.
  • Earned Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence AwardTM
  • Earned Healthgrades Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™
  • Earned Healthgrades rating of 5-stars for vaginal delivery and 5-stars for C-section delivery.
  • Hospital Safety GradeEarned an “A” Hospital Safety Score – the highest patient safety rating - from The Leapfrog Group. It is the hospital’s twelfth “A” rating.
  • Nationally recognized as a Magnet® hospital for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
  • Designated as a “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign.
  • Received “Most Wired” designation by Hospitals and Health Networks Magazine.
  • Earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for total knee and total hip replacement surgery and its acute myocardial infarction (heart attack) program.
  • Designated as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission and the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services.
  • Recognized as a Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery™ by the Surgical Review Corporation.
  • Honored with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines®‐Stroke GOLD PLUS Achievement Award.
  • Recognized as a NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) hospital.
  • The Sanofi US Breast Care Program has achieved full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and has been named a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology.

Patient Stories

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  • A planned gift highlights one couple's longtime commitment to RWJUH Somerset.

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