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Atlantic Health System Medical Centers Named Top Hospitals in New Jersey By Physicians

March 15, 2019

Morristown Medical Center named number one hospital in NJ with more than 350 beds
Chilton Medical Center named number one hospital in NJ with less than 350 beds

March 15, 2019, Morristown, NJ – Physicians across New Jersey named Atlantic Health System’s medical centers as the top hospitals in the state, as announced today by renowned health care research and information company Castle Connolly.

Morristown Medical Center has, for the second time in a row, been named the top hospital in the state with more than 350 beds and Chilton Medical Center ranked number one for “Top Hospital Overall” with fewer than 350 beds. This is the fourth year in a row Chilton has earned the top spot in the list published today in Jersey’s Best.

Overlook Medical Center ascended to the number two position in the list of more than 350 beds, while Goryeb Children’s Hospital ranked number two and Newton and Hackettstown medical centers came in at four and five in the list of less than 350 beds, to nearly sweep the top five in this category for Atlantic Health.

Morristown Medical Center was also named the number one hospital in the state across all treatment categories ranked: breast cancerprostate cancerpediatric cancercoronary artery bypass surgeryhip and knee replacementcongestive heart failurestrokeshigh-risk pregnancy and birthneurological disorders, and pain management. Atlantic Health System medical centers placed at or near the top of every treatment category measured.

These results were based on physician votes and reflect Atlantic Health System’s strong reputation from physicians across the state.

“This statewide recognition is a testament to the exceptional teamwork, innovation and care throughout Atlantic Health System,” said Amy Perry, CEO Hospital Division, Senior Vice President, Integrated Care Delivery, Atlantic Health System. “Atlantic Health System is thankful for all of our team members who provide outstanding care to the communities we serve.”

See the full Top Hospitals list on page 84 of the latest issue of Jersey's Best magazine >

About Atlantic Health System

Atlantic Health System is at the forefront of medicine, setting standards for quality health care in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the New York metropolitan area. Powered by a workforce of more than 16,800 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 offers more than 400 sites of care, including six hospitals: Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ, Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ, Newton Medical Center in Newton NJ, Chilton Medical Center in Pompton Plains, NJ, Hackettstown Medical Center in Hackettstown, NJ and Goryeb Children’s Hospital in Morristown, NJ.

In addition to the employed workforce, Atlantic Alliance, a Clinically Integrated Network represents more than 2,500 health care providers throughout northern and central NJ. This network includes 1,000 physicians and providers comprising one of the largest multi-specialty practices in New Jersey - Atlantic Medical Group, as well as members of the Atlantic Accountable Care Organization and Optimus Healthcare Partners which work to enhance patient care delivery.

Atlantic Health System provides care for the full continuum of health care needs including 12 urgent care centers, Atlantic Rehabilitation and Atlantic Home Care and Hospice. Facilitating the connection between these services on both land and air is the transportation fleet of Atlantic Mobile Health.

Atlantic Health System leads the Healthcare Transformation Consortium, a partnership of seven regional hospitals and health systems dedicated to improving access and affordability and is a founding member of the PIER Consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research – a streamlined clinical trial system that will expand access to groundbreaking research across seven health systems in New Jersey.

Atlantic Health System has a medical school affiliation with Thomas Jefferson University and is home to the regional campus of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Morristown and Overlook Medical Centers and is the official health care partner of the New York Jets.