Hackensack Meridian Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Hackensack Meridian Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Bergen County’s first hospital, has been providing quality care for over 100 years. It is “the region’s only university-level academic medical center, with services that include our Level II Regional Trauma Center, a Stroke Rescue Center, and the region’s only Cardiac Surgery program.” With a wide variety of programs and services, Hackensack Meridian Jersey Shore University Medical Center prioritizes meeting patients’ needs in all areas. Their staff comprised of physicians, nurses, support staff, and volunteers work together to improve patient care and live out their mission of “providing professional excellence with personal concern.”
With the dedication to making continuous improvements in healthcare, Hackensack Meridian Jersey Shore University Medical Center is “regionally ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the #7 hospital in New Jersey and high-performing in the nation in nine areas of care, including colon cancer surgery, heart attack, aortic valve surgery, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, diabetes, kidney failure, stroke, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).” The hospital has been recognized as a leader in healthcare with many awards including but not limited to, Patient Safety Excellence Award 2020 & 2021 by Healthgrades, A grade for Patient Safety by The Leapfrog Group, and 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery n America by Healthgrades.
RWJ Barnabas Monmouth Medical Center
RWJ Barnabas Monmouth Medical Center, the first hospital in Monmouth and Ocean County, places a high emphasis on patient safety and experience. As a teaching hospital for Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, their highly qualified staff work together to provide extensive top-quality care to all patients. It is renowned for its state-of-the-art clinical programs and advanced treatment and diagnostic services. Monmouth Medical Center has been recognized by a number of publications for its professionalism, teamwork, and superiority in patient care. As the region’s only hospital named a 2020 Guardian of Excellence Award winner, Monmouth Medical Center has achieved the 95th percentile or above for performance in patient experience.