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Atlantic Health System Hospitals Receive 2020 Women’s Choice Awards® Across Six Treatment Categories

December 17, 2019

Three Atlantic Health System hospitals have been recognized with a 2020 Women’s Choice Award® in six treatment categories. Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center were named America’s Best Hospitals for Bariatric Surgery, Cancer Care, and Obstetrics and America’s Best Breast Centers. Goryeb Children’s Hospital was named one of the nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals and Best Pediatric Emergency Care.

The recognitions are based on a robust set of criteria that considers female patient satisfaction, clinical experience, and what women say they want from a hospital. (Read more about the methodology for each award here: https://www.womenschoiceaward.com/methodology/.)

“Atlantic Health System is diligently working to ensure the communities we serve have access to high-quality specialty care by adding new services, programs, and locations to enhance our robust offerings,” said Dr. Jan Schwarz-Miller, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical and Academic Officer, Atlantic Health System. “We are pleased our efforts in cancer care, bariatric surgery, breast care, and obstetrics have been recognized with a Women’s Choice Award.”

Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center were two of:

  • 429 hospital award recipients that have met the highest standards for cancer care (Read more about Atlantic Health System’s advancements in cancer treatment at www.atlantichealth.org/cancer)
  • 387 hospital award recipients that have met the highest standards for bariatric surgery (Read more about Atlantic Health System’s bariatric and metabolic program at www.atlantichealth.org/bariatric)
  • 410 hospital award recipients that have met the highest standards for breast care (Read more about Atlantic Health System’s screening, imaging programs, or schedule a mammogram at www.atlantichealth.org/askher)
  • 462 hospital award recipients that have met the highest standards for obstetrics (Read more about Atlantic Health System’s comprehensive treatment for women’s health here: www.atlantichealth.org/women.)

Goryeb Children’s Hospital, located in Morristown, NJ, is a state-designated “Children’s Hospital,” a recognition earned from the national Children’s Hospital Association and the State of New Jersey in recognition of institutions with multiple pediatric specialties including a The Gagnon Pediatric Emergency Department, The Joan and Edward Foley Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and regional perinatal center. Goryeb Children’s Hospital offers access to more than 100 pediatric subspecialists, and treats over 50,000 children annually.

Learn more about its comprehensive services at www.atlantichealth.org/goryeb.

About the Women’s Choice Award®

The Women’s Choice Award® is a trusted referral source, empowering women to make smart healthcare choices by identifying the country’s best healthcare institutions based on robust criteria that consider female patient satisfaction and clinical excellence. The Women’s Choice Award has been honored by the INC 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for three consecutive years. Visit http://www.womenschoiceaward.com to learn more.

The information contained in this release is not permitted to be used in a non-press related context without the express prior written consent of the Women’s Choice Award.

About Atlantic Health System

Atlantic Health System has a long-standing tradition of providing exceptional patient outcomes and experiences. Home to seven award-winning hospitals including Morristown Medical Center, the number one hospital in NJ according to U.S. News & World Report, Castle Connelly and Newsweek’s World’s Best Hospitals, the system has been ranked first in New Jersey in consumer preference by Monigle and first among health systems in New Jersey as a “best workplace” by both Modern Healthcare and Fortune Magazine.

Many of the system’s programs have received national accolades and designations, including Morristown Medical Center’s Cardiology and Heart Surgery program ranked among the top 30 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report; Morristown Medical Center’s Orthopedics program ranked among the top 35 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and Atlantic Health System’s Cancer Care program, New Jersey’s first and only National Cancer Institute National Community Oncology Research Program. Additionally, Atlantic Health System Neuroscience at Overlook Medical Center, working with Atlantic Mobile Health, was the first in the nation to deploy and use portable Telestroke technology in ambulances for routine pre-hospital assessment of stroke patients.

Powered by a passionate workforce of 17,000 team members and 4,800 affiliated physicians dedicated to building healthier communities, Atlantic Health System serves more than half of the state of New Jersey, including 11 counties and 4.9 million people. The system provides care for the full continuum of health needs across a wide array of settings, including Atlantic Medical Group, one of the largest multi-specialty practices in New Jersey with more than 1,000 physicians and providers, 12 urgent care centers, Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute, Atlantic Home Care and Hospice and Atlantic Anywhere’s Virtual Visits. Facilitating connections between these services on both land and air is the transportation fleet of Atlantic Mobile Health.

With a clear sense of purpose and an unparalleled culture, Atlantic Health System attracts top leaders in the field of health care, from CEO Brian Gragnolati, who is currently Chairman of the American Hospital Association, to the numerous team members who serve as leaders across national clinical associations and research entities.