Healthgrades Recognizes Hackensack Meridian Health Hospitals for Clinical Excellence

October 24, 2019

Hackensack Meridian Health hospitals received Healthgrades Specialty Excellence Awards™ in multiple clinical categories along with five-star ratings for multiple conditions and procedures.

“Hackensack Meridian Health is committed to delivering a high-quality, safe experience with exceptional outcomes for every person, every time,” said Robert C. Garrett, CEO, Hackensack Meridian Health. “I would like to congratulate our hospitals for this outstanding recognition and leading the way in elevating the standard of care every single day.”

Eleven Hackensack Meridian Health hospitals received a total of 51 five-star ratings across 24 conditions and procedures. Additionally, seven hospitals were recognized among the top 10 percent of hospitals in the nation across multiple areas including Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery, Coronary Interventional Procedures, Stroke, Neurosciences, Vascular Surgery, Bariatric Surgery and General Surgery. Hackensack University Medical Center, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, JFK Medical Center, and Raritan Bay Medical Center received multiple Healthgrades Specialty Excellence Awards™.

Hackensack University Medical Center received Five-Star awards across five cardiac conditions and procedures including Coronary Bypass Surgery, Defibrillator Procedures, Treatment of Heart Attack, Treatment of Heart Failure and Valve Surgery. In addition, five of the 11 hospitals received five-star ratings for Bariatric Surgery, including Bayshore Medical Center, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, JFK Medical Center, Mountainside Medical Center and Ocean Medical Center.

Hackensack University Medical Center and JFK Medical Center also each received the Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ and the Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ in 2019.

In addition, four Hackensack Meridian Health facilities received the Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence AwardTM earlier this year – Bayshore Medical Center, JFK Medical Center, Ocean Medical Center and Riverview Medical Center.

Below is a list of all the 2020 Healthgrades Specialty Excellence Awards™ and Five-Star awards Hackensack Meridian Health hospitals received:

Bayshore Medical Center

  • Bariatric
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™
    • Five-Star Recipient for Overall Bariatric Surgery

Bayshore Medical Center (continued)

  • Neurosciences
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke

Hackensack University Medical Center

  • Cardiac
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Cardiac Care Excellence Award™
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™
    • Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Bypass Surgery
    • Five-Star Recipient for Valve Surgery
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure
    • Five-Star Recipient for Defibrillator Procedures
  • Critical Care
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis
  • Gastrointestinal
    • Five-Star Recipient for Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries
    • Five-Star Recipient for Colorectal Surgeries
  • Orthopedics
    • Five-Star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement
    • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment
  • Pulmonary
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia

Jersey Shore University Medical Center

  • Bariatric
    • Five-Star Recipient for Overall Bariatric Surgery
  • Cardiac
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™
    • Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Bypass Surgery
    • Five-Star Recipient for Valve Surgery
    • Five-Star Recipient for Defibrillator Procedures
  • Critical Care
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism
  • Gastrointestinal
    • Five-Star Recipient for Colorectal Surgeries
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pancreatitis

Jersey Shore University Medical Center (continued)

  • Neurosciences
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Neurosciences Excellence Award™
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Stroke Care Excellence Award™
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke
  • Vascular
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™
    • Five-Star Recipient for Repair of Abdominal Aorta
    • Five-Star Recipient for Carotid Procedures

JFK Medical Center

  • Bariatric
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™
    • Five-Star Recipient for Overall Bariatric Surgery
  • Neurosciences
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Stroke Care Excellence Award™
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke

Mountainside Medical Center

  • Bariatric
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™
    • Five-Star Recipient for Overall Bariatric Surgery
  • Cardiac
    • Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures
  • Orthopedics
    • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment

Ocean Medical Center

  • Bariatric
    • Five-Star Recipient for Overall Bariatric Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal
    • Five-Star Recipient for Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pancreatitis
  • Neurosciences
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke
  • Orthopedics
    • Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement

Ocean Medical Center (continued)

  • Vascular
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™
    • Five-Star Recipient for Carotid Procedures

Palisades Medical Center

  • Orthopedics
    • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment

Pascack Valley Medical Center

  • Cardiac
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack

Raritan Bay Medical Center – Perth Amboy

  • Cardiac
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™
    • Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures
    • Five-Star Recipient for Pacemaker Procedures
  • Critical Care
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis
  • Gastrointestinal
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades General Surgery Excellence Award™
    • Five-Star Recipient for Colorectal Surgeries
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Bowel Obstruction

Riverview Medical Center

  • Cardiac
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure
  • Critical Care
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Respiratory Failure
  • Gastrointestinal
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of GI Bleed
  • Neurosciences
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke
  • Orthopedics
    • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment
  • Pulmonary
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Riverview Medical Center (continued)

  • Vascular
    • Five-Star Recipient for Carotid Procedures

Southern Ocean Medical Center

  • Critical Care
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Respiratory Failure
  • Orthopedics
    • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment

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