March 21, 2016, Pompton Plains, NJ – Chilton Medical Center was ranked by physicians as the top mid-sized hospital in the state among those with 350 beds or fewer by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., one of the nation’s most respected health care research and information companies. Chilton Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, was also highly ranked in the following categories: treatment of congestive heart failure; stroke; hip and knee repair; high-risk pregnancy; prostate cancer; neurological disorders and pain management.
“Providing our patients and communities with excellent medical care in a compassionate environment has always been our goal,” said Stephanie Bloom, president of Chilton Medical Center, and vice president of Atlantic Health System. “It is especially gratifying to know that area physicians trust that our dedicated staff will provide the highest standards of patient care.”These rankings are published in Inside Jersey magazine’s April 2016 issue. More than 2,200 licensed physicians in New Jersey participated in the online survey by Castle Connolly, which was distributed in fall 2015. Physicians cast nearly 36,000 votes on the treatment of specific medical conditions and top overall hospitals in the state. The results were divided into two categories: hospitals with more than 350 beds and those with 350 beds or fewer. Chilton Medical Center’s sister hospital made the top mid-sized hospital list coming in at No. 2. also made the top hospital lists. Newton Medical Center was ranked No. 2 mid-sized hospital, while Morristown Medical Center ranked No. 2 and Overlook Medical Center ranked No. 6 in the large New Jersey hospital category.
About Chilton Medical Center
Chilton Medical Center, located in Pompton Plains, New Jersey, is an award-winning community hospital providing innovative, personalized patient care to people of all ages in a compassionate and healing environment. It is recognized by The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and is the first hospital in New Jersey to achieve Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Chilton Medical Center is also designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology. According to data collected from Press Ganey, Ltd, the Emergency Department at Chilton Medical Center performs better than 99 percent of hospitals in NJ for overall patient satisfaction and wait times. Chilton Medical Center has received the American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award, as well as the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite. Chilton Medical Center is part of Atlantic Health System, one of the largest non-profit health care systems in New Jersey. Atlantic Health System is creating a Trusted Network of Caring™. Our promise to our communities is that anyone who enters our system will receive the right care, at the right quality, at the right time, at the right place and at the right cost. Learn more about our Trusted Network of Caring™ at Chilton Medical Center>