NEPTUNE – Hackensack Meridian Jersey Shore University Medical Center was recently named one of the Top 250 Best Hospitals in the nation. The medical center was also named also named a ‘Top 100 Best Hospital for Stroke Care’ and recognized with Excellence Awards for Neurosciences and Bariatric Surgery.
Healthgrades, an online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals, led a national study titled ‘America’s Best Hospitals’ and recognized the center to be in the top five percent in country.
“I am extremely proud of our team members and physicians at our academic medical center on being named a best hospital in the nation,” said Kenneth N. Sable, M.D., MBA, FACEP, regional president, Hackensack Meridian Health, Southern Market. “This year, Healthgrades also named Jersey Shore a top 100 best hospital for stroke care, and recognized the medical center with Excellence Awards for Neurosciences and Bariatric Surgery. These impressive accolades will help patients make informed decisions on where to receive care.”
The study is based on clinical quality outcomes for 32 conditions and procedures. According to the study, patients are more likely to have a successful treatment without major complications and have a lower chance of dying at ‘America’s Best Hospitals.’
“This is a welcome validation of the safe, high-quality, and advanced care our teams are providing at Jersey Shore,” said Vito Buccellato, MPA, LNHA, chief hospital executive, Jersey Shore University Medical Center. “I’m grateful we can provide this level of clinical quality to our communities. I never fail to be amazed at the miracles our team members make happen for our patients each and every day.”
From nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide, Healthgrades’ analysis is based on more than 45 million Medicare medical claims records and other select data for the most recent three-year time period available.
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