Awards & Recognition

 Jersey Shore University Medical Center continually strives for clinical excellence and we are proud of our many awards and accolades that reflect the high quality of care we provide to our patients.

U.S. News & World Report

NY_10TOC_JSUMCJersey Shore ranks #4 in New Jersey and #13 in the New York metro area. Jersey Shore is also deemed a high-performing hospital in two specialties, Neurology and Neurosurgery, and Urology, a recognition reserved for the top 10 percent of hospitals in the nation. Additionally, Jersey Shore is deemed high performing across eight common adult procedures and conditions.

Healthgrades

HG_Cardiac_Surgery_Award_Image_2017HG_Labor_And_Delivery_Image_2016HG_Obstetrics_And_Gynecology_Excellence_Award_Image_2016Jersey Shore is the recipient of the Healthgrades Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ for 10 Years in a Row (2007-2016), as well as the 2016 Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ and the 2016 Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™. Additionally, Jersey Shore achieved five-star ratings for its performance in six procedures and conditions, indicating its clinical outcomes are statistically significantly better than expected when treating the condition or performing the procedure being evaluated.

The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval®

Joint Commission GoldSeal_4colorJersey Shore University Medical Center announces that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Certification in Inpatient Diabetes Care. This seal is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. The Joint Commission’s Advanced Certification in Inpatient Diabetes Care is based on the American Diabetes Association’s Clinical Practice recommendations based on staff and patient education, monitoring, data collection, and treatment.

Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Center

DSC-AHA-Comp-Stroke-logo-final-webJersey Shore has been awarded Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Care by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, which means it is part of an elite group of providers focused on complex stroke care. Complex Stroke Centers are recognized as industry leaders and are responsible for setting the national agenda in highly-specialized stroke care. Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification recognizes those hospitals that have state-of-the-art infrastructure, staff and training to receive and treat patients with the most complex strokes.

Mission: Lifeline® NSTEMI Silver Quality Achievement Award

Silver - NSTEMIHackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center has received the Mission: Lifeline® NSTEMI Silver Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.

The American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline program’s goal is to reduce system barriers to prompt treatment for heart attacks, beginning with the 9-1-1 call and continuing through hospital treatment.

Jersey Shore University Medical Center has earned this award by meeting specific criteria and standards of performance for the quick and appropriate treatment of NSTEMI patients by providing emergency procedures to re-establish blood flow to blocked arteries when needed. Eligible hospitals must have adhered to these measures at a set level for 12 consecutive months to receive this award.

Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award

GWTG - Stroke gold plusJersey Shore University, part of the Meridian CardioVascular Network, received the 2011 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award. The award recognizes Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Ocean Medical Center, and Riverview Medical Center for their commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines.

Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

AHA GWTG heart failure gold plusJersey Shore, part of the Meridian CardioVascular Network, received the Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation’s secondary prevention guidelines for patients with heart failure.

NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award

B16122_ACTION_PLAT_JPGJersey Shore received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2016. The award recognizes Jersey Shore’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies it has reached an aggressive goal of treating these patients.

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)

The_Society_of_Thoracic_Surgeons_logoJersey Shore received a three-star rating from the STS for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery as well as CABG+AVR, indicating that it performed better than expected.

Society of CardioVascular Patient Care (SCPC) Chest Pain Center Accreditation with PCI

CPC_PCIResuscitationJersey Shore received full Chest Pain Center with PCI and Resuscitation Accreditation from the American College of Cardiology (ACC). An Accredited Chest Pain Center’s evidence-based, protocol-driven and systematic approach to cardiac patient care allows clinicians to reduce time to treatment during the critical early stages of a heart attack.

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) Certification

AACVRP - certified program - colorJersey Shore received certification of its cardiovascular rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR), and recognized for its commitment to improving the quality of life by enhancing standards of care.

Gold Recognition by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Organ Donor Enrollment

ODHackensack Meridian Health is part of a national hospital campaign sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) promoting achievement for enrollment in state organ donor registries. Of the 995 hospitals and transplant centers participating in the campaign, Jersey Shore University Medical Center received gold level recognition.

NRC Health’s 2016-17 Consumer Choice Award

Consumer-Choice-Awards_Logo_2016-2017This marked the ninth time Jersey Shore was awarded the Consumer Choice Award, which identifies hospitals across the United States that healthcare consumers choose as having the highest quality and image.

Magnet Recognition

CHLA-ANCC-Magnet-Recognition-LogoMeridian Health was the first health system in the nation to receive the prestigious Magnet award, which is bestowed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the nation's largest and foremost nursing accrediting and credentialing organization.

The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval

Joint Commission GoldSeal_4colorJersey Shore has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for its Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Program by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care. The certification award recognizes the hospital’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s rigorous standards.