Morristown Medical Center Awards & Recognition
Morristown Medical Center is accredited by The Joint Commission and is a Major Clinical Affiliate of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the State’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. In addition, our parent company, Atlantic Health System, is an affiliate of The Mount Sinai Hospital and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and is a member of AllSpire Health Partners.
Additional Morristown Medical Center recognitions include:
- Beacon of Safety Award: New Jersey State Safety Council
- Best Hospital in five specialties, including cardiology & heart surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, orthopedics, and pulmonology: U.S. News & World Report
- Best Regional Hospital in six specialties, including cancer, diabetes & endocrinology, gastroenterology & GI surgery, nephrology, neurology & neurosurgery, and urology: U.S. News & World Report
- Campaign Mentor Hospital: Institute of Healthcare Improvement
- Hospital of the Year: 2013 NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Awards
- Hospital Reward for Quality Care: New Jersey Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality: Human Rights Campaign Foundation Healthcare Equality Index 2014
- Magnet® Hospital recognition for excellence in nursing and patient care: American Nurses Credentialing Center
- NICHE "Exemplar" Status: Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders
- National Medal of Honor for Organ Donation: US Department of Health and Human Services
- Top Hospital in New Jersey: Inside Jersey magazine partnered with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
Morristown Medical Center’s programs and services have received prestigious recognitions and certifications, including:
- Adult Diabetes and Endocrine Institute and BD Pediatric Diabetes Center – Education Recognition Certificate: American Diabetes Association
- Atlantic Health System Weight & Wellness Center – Accreditation: Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program – a joint accreditation program between the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
- Atlantic Rehabilitation – Accreditation for Adult Inpatient Rehabilitation Program and Stroke Specialty Programs: Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities; Women’s Choice Award – 2014 America’s Best for Extended Care: Women’s Certified, Inc.; One of the Nation's "Best Rehab Hospitals, Institutions & Facilities": Rehab Management Magazine
- Carol G. Simon Cancer Center – One of "70 Hospitals With Great Oncology Programs": Becker's Hospital Review;No.1 for Pediatric Cancer Treatment in New Jersey: Inside Jersey magazine partnered with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
- Carol W. and Julius A. Rippel Breast Center – Accreditation: National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC); Breast Imaging Center of Excellence: American College of Radiology
- Community Health – Five Game Changers for Health Award: Morris County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
- Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute – Vascular Laboratory Accreditation: Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; Echocardiography Laboratory Accreditation: Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories; CT Specialty Center: CareCore National; Cardiac Health Center Accreditation: American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation; ACTION Registry®-GWTG™ Gold Performance Achievement Award: American College of Cardiology Foundation and American Heart Association; Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care: Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association; Coronary Care Unit – Silver-Level Beacon Award for Excellence: American Association of Critical Care Nurses; Cardiac Unit – Silver-Level Beacon Award for Excellence: American Association of Critical Care Nurses; Gold Seal of Approval™ – Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Certification: The Joint Commission; No.1 for Coronary Surgery and Heart Failure Treatment in New Jersey: Inside Jersey magazine partnered with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
- Goryeb Children's Hospital – Pediatric Intensive Care Unit – Gold-Level Beacon Award for Excellence: American Association of Critical Care Nurses
- Maternity – Level III Regional Perinatal Center: New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services; Care Award: International Lactation Consultant Association
- Nursing – Medical and Surgical Intensive Care Unit – Gold-Level Beacon Award for Excellence: American Association of Critical Care Nurses
- Orthopedics – Gold Seal of Approval™ – Total Hip Replacement Certification, Total Knee Replacement Certification, Spine Surgery Certification: The Joint Commission; Premium Total Joint Replacement Center Designation: UnitedHealthcare; No.1 for Hip and Knee Repair in New Jersey: Inside Jersey magazine partnered with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
- Pulmonary Center – Best of Respiratory Care Departments: RT for Decision Makers in Respiratory Care magazine
- School of Cardiovascular Technology – Accreditation: Commission for the Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs; Accreditation: Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
- Sports Health – Official Hospital Partner of the New York Jets
- Stroke Center – Comprehensive Stroke Center: New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services; Stroke Care Certification/Gold Seal of Approval™ for Primary Stroke Centers: The Joint Commission; Get With the Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award and Target: Stroke Honor Roll: American Heart Association and American Stroke Association
- Surgery – Recognition for Exemplary Outcomes in Surgical Patient Care, 2009 and Recognition for Meritorious Outcomes in Surgical Patient Care, 2012: American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
- Trauma – Level I Regional Trauma Center: American College of Surgeons; Level II Regional Trauma Center: New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
- Women's Health – "100 Hospitals with Great Women's Health Programs": Becker’s Hospital Review
- Wound Care – Hyperbaric Facility Accreditation: Accreditation Council of the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society