Awards and Accreditations
Hackensack Meridian Health network receives some of the most prestigious awards and recognition in the country.
#1 Hospital in New Jersey
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A vital sign of our health is having three hospitals ranked in the top 10 in NJ – HackensackUMC as #1 again, Jersey Shore University Medical Center as #4, and Ocean Medical Center as #8.
– U.S. News & World Report
50 of the Greenest Hospitals in America
Becker's Hospital Review
HackensackUMC was recently named among 50 of the greenest hospitals in America by Beckers Hospital Review.
America's 50 Best Hospitals
HackensackUMC was one of only five major academic medical centers in the nation to receive Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award for five or more years in a row.
American Nurses Credentials Center
Magnet Nursing Recognition
Meridian Health was the first health network in the nation to receive Magnet designation.
HackensackUMC was the first hospital in New Jersey and the second in the country to receive this designation. In 2014, HackensackUMC received its fifth consecutive Magnet designation – making the medical center just one of two hospitals in the entire nation to achieve this feat.
100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare
Becker’s Hospital Review
150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare 2016 – sixth consecutive year and every year since its inception
100 Great Hospitals in America 2016 – five consecutive years—every year since its inception
Environmental Excellence Award
HackensackUMC is the only hospital in New York and New Jersey to win the award three years in a row.
Gold Seals of Approval
Bayshore Community Hospital (1)
HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley (3)
Ocean Medical Center (4)
Jersey Shore University Medical Center / Riverview Medical Center (5)
HackensackUMC Mountainside (6)
HackensackUMC (25 – the most in the country)
Top 100 Most Wired and Top 25 Most Wireless Health Networks in New Jersey
Hospitals & Health Networks
Top 100 Most Wired and Top 25 Most Wireless Health Networks in New Jersey (HackensackUMC & Meridian Health)
Top 100 Most Wired and Top 25 Most Wireless Health Networks in New Jersey – 16 consecutive years (Meridian Health)
Consumer Choice Award 2016/17
National Research Corporation
21st consecutive year and every year since the award’s inception