Flagship hospitals stand atop U.S. News’ state rankings

By Anjalee Khemlani
New Jersey | Aug 14, 2018 at 2:13 pm

Atlantic Health System’s flagship hospital, Morristown Medical Center, is the top hospital in the state, according to the 2018 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

The hospital is followed by two other flagships — of the state’s two largest health systems — including Hackensack Meridian Health’s Hackensack University Medical Center in second and RWJBarnabas Health’s Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in third.

The remaining hospitals in the Top 10 include:

4. HMH’s Jersey Shore University Medical Center;
5. AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center;
T6. Valley Hospital;
T6. Virtua Health’s Voorhees Hospital;
T8. HMH’s Riverview Medical Center;
T8. Atlantic Health’s Overlook Medical Center;

Six hospitals tied for 10th place, including:

T10. Capital Health Regional Medical Center;
T10. HMH’s Raritan Bay Medical Center;
T10. Hunterdon Medical Center;
T10. Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center;
T10. RWJBarnabas’ Somerset Hospital; and
T10. RWJBarnabas’ St. Barnabas Medical Center.

“The medical, clinical and support teams at Morristown Medical Center have worked diligently to implement strong safety measures, advance clinical excellence, enable more seamless transitions to home or other medical facilities, and ensure convenient access to quality medical care in our communities,” said Trish O’Keefe, president of Morristown Medical Center. “Being recognized as the top hospital in the state is an incredible testament to the work being done by our medical staff, team members, community partnerships, and innovative collaborations.”

For the complete rankings, click here.

Anjalee Khemlani | akhemlani@roi-nj.com | AnjKhem