5 N.J. hospitals land on ‘The World’s Best Hospitals’ list by Newsweek

Five New Jersey-based hospitals have been named among the World’s Best Hospitals by Newsweek.

Newsweek said it partnered with global data research company Statista Inc. to rank The Worlds Best Hospitals 2020 in 21 countries based on responses to an online survey sent to nearly 70,000 doctors, hospital administrators and health care professionals. Every hospital was rated with a score based on recommendations from medical experts, available hospital performance data and existing patient satisfaction rates.

A total of 1,500 hospitals globally made the cut.

Here are the New Jersey hospitals on the list, their rankings and scores out of 281 total hospitals in the U.S.:

38. Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, 79.7%;
55. Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, 77.3%;
155. Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, 71%;
170. Overlook Medical Center, Summit, 70.1%;
248. Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, 66.8%.

The five from New Jersey joined hospitals such as The Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins and Massachusetts General on the list.

“I am so proud that Morristown Medical Center is being recognized on a global scale for our ongoing focus on delivering the highest quality medical care for our patients,” Trish O’Keefe, president, Morristown Medical Center, said. “We continue to drive innovation including the latest technology and clinical trial offerings and provide highly collaborative patient care resulting in positive experiences.”