Awards and 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
Jersey Shore ranks #7 in New Jersey and #23 in the New York metro area by U.S. News & World Report. Our medical center is also designated as High Performing in nine procedures and conditions. They include aortic valve surgery, heart attack, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, stroke, colon cancer surgery, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diabetes, and kidney failure. Jersey Shore has more High Performing procedures and conditions than any other Central New Jersey hospital, a region defined by U.S. News & World Report.
The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval®
Jersey 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
Jersey 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.
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
Jersey 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
Jersey 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
Jersey 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.
Hackensack Meridian 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
Jersey 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.