Honors & Awards

Magnet recognition Leapfrog Spring 2019 Logo JCMC LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader

  • Jersey City Medical Center has achieved the Magnet Recognition designation for four consecutive times, for meeting rigorous standards for nursing excellence. Read more.
  • The Leapfrog Group has awarded JCMC an ‘A’ grading for quality and patient safety for fourteen reporting periods.
  • Since 2014, the hospital has been designated a leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality by the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI).
  • Ranked as “high performing” in treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Recognized by NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders) as a Senior Friendly organization.
  • Achieved Level 9 Most Wired recognition from CHIME in 2020.
  • Named a Top Teaching Hospital by LeapFrog Group in 2017.
  • The hospital was certified by DNV GL - Healthcare as a Primary Stroke Center, affirming the hospital's readiness to handle a full range of stroke-related medical problems.
  • New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services designated Jersey City Medical Center as a Primary Stroke Center in recognition of our wide range of comprehensive stroke services, including access to an acute stroke team; neurology and emergency department personnel trained in the diagnosis and treatment of acute stroke; neuro-imaging services capability; and more.
  • The Orthopedic Center at JCMC was recognized as a DNV GL Healthcare certified Hip & Knee Replacement Program, validating the hospital’s excellence across the spectrum of hip and knee replacement care, from diagnosis to treatment, rehabilitation, education and outcomes.
  • Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Get with the Guidelines®–Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll; also named by the AHA as a Gold Fit‐Friendly company for its corporate culture of providing health and wellness.

    In 2016, Jersey City Medical Center received ISO 9001:2008 certification which demonstrates an organization’s ability to consistently meet high customer and regulatory standards for service.

  • Recipient of the Vision of Performance Excellence (VoPE) Award. This is the highest quality achievement award presented on the state level following Malcolm Baldrige criteria for organizational excellence: a comprehensive and systematic approach to leadership; strategic planning; customer and market focus; measurement analysis and knowledge; workforce focus; and operations process management and business results.
  • The first EMS service in the U.S. to earn triple accreditation in dispatch, education and emergency medical service.

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