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Awards & Accreditations

Nationally Recognized Strait A's 2012-2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety GradeLeapfrog Group Top Teaching Hospital 2016HealthCare's most wiredundefined

The Leapfrog Group
Hospital Safety Grade A; one of only 59 hospitals in the nation to earn consecutive “A’s” since the program's inception in 2012

The Leapfrog Group

  • Top Hospital Award 2014 - 2017; one of only 29 teaching hospitals recognized in the U.S.

American Hospital Association

  • Most Wired Hospital 2015 – 2017

NJ Biz Healthcare Heroes Award

  • Top Hospital 2017

Academic Center of Excellence in Women’s Health (first in New Jersey)

Core Measures

  • Top Performer on Key Quality Measures from the Joint Commission which is the top 15% national performance for Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care

New Jersey Hospital Association

  • Excellence In Quality Improvement Award 2011

International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA)

  • Award for promoting and supporting breastfeeding

Cancer Center Accreditation

  • The Cancer Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center was the first oncology practice in New Jersey and one of the first oncology practices in the nation to be recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

Stroke Center

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

National Association of Epilepsy Centers

  • Designated Level 4 Epilepsy Center

Accreditations and Certifications

Joint Commission

  • Accredited by the Joint Commission under the Hospital Accreditation Manual
  • National Patient Safety Goal compliant based upon most recent Accreditation Award
  • Certification for a Primary Stroke Center
  • Certified by the Joint Commission Disease‐Specific Care Certification Program in: Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS), Heart Failure,Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement

Other Accreditations / Certifications

National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

  • Breast Center Services

American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

  • Accredited Center

American Association for Respiratory Care

  • QRCR Certified

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Nuclear Medicine Laboratories

  • Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory Services
  • General Nuclear Medicine Services

Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories

  • Adult Transesophageal
  • Adult Transthoracic

Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories

  • Visceral Vascular Testing
  • Extracranial cerebrovascular testing
  • Peripheral arterial testing

College of American Pathologists

  • Laboratory and Pathology Services

American Association of Blood Banks

  • Laboratory Transfusion Services

American College of Surgeons

  • Three-year approval with Commendation for the Cancer Center from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

American College of Radiology
American College of Radiation Oncology

  • Radiation Oncology Services

Other Recognitions

  • Get With The Guidelines® – Heart Failure Bronze Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association
  • WAVE Excellence Award- CMS – Recognition of Outstanding achievement for promotion of Hand Hygiene

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