New Jersey – Nearly everyone in New Jersey will, at some point in their life, go to the hospital to treat shoulder problems or head injuries from a car accident, or a stroke or heart attack a loved one is experiencing, or either. require hospital care. some medical conditions.
However, knowing which hospitals offer the best and most affordable care can be confusing.
To help New Jerseyans make this decision, digital platform Money has teamed up with The Leapfrog Group to create the first-ever Best Hospitals In America list. This year’s list spotlights 148 facilities within the Garden State that consistently provide excellent care among the nation’s 6,000 hospitals.
Hospitals on this year’s list span 29 states and fall into five categories: general hospitals, children’s hospitals, rural hospitals, large teaching hospitals, and small teaching hospitals.
Of the 15 New Jersey hospitals on the Money and Leapfrog Group list, many have previously received accolades.
The other 10 New Jersey hospitals on Money’s list are:
- Bergen New Bridge Medical Center at Paramus
- Deborah Cardiopulmonary Center at Browns Mills
- Inglewood Hospital and Medical Center in Inglewood
- Hackensack Meridian Health Pascak Valley Medical Center in Westwood
- Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack
- Inspira Medical Center at Mullica Hill
- Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital in Cherry Hill
- Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch
- St. Luke’s Warren Campus in Phillipsburg
- Virtua Voorhees Hospital in Voorhees
To select the best hospitals, Money and The Leapfrog Group used data from The Leapfrog Group’s hospital surveys, hospital safety ratings, and public data sources.
For more than 20 years, Leapfrog Group has evaluated hospitals on a variety of criteria, from ICU staffing to high-risk surgery outcomes to obstetric care. Factors that weighed heavily in determining this year’s best hospitals were hospital infection rates, maternity care, pediatrics, medication management, hand hygiene practices, nursing workforce, and critical care.
Read more about the methodology used to determine the inaugural Best Hospitals In America list.
California, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania were the states with the most best hospitals. Each of these states had 10 or more designated hospitals. Florida led the way with 26 top facilities.
See our complete list of the best hospitals in America.
But before that, New Jersey’s healthcare system and its affiliated hospitals’ efforts to modernize healthcare are an ongoing issue covered by the patch. Read how a new suite within Camden County’s Cooper Health emergency department treats strokes faster and how Virtua Health created one of the region’s first primary care centers dedicated to the LGBTQ+ community. please give me.