4 N.J. hospitals among 90 on Becker’s 2023 Great Hospitals in America list

Englewood, HUMC, Morristown and Overlook are all honored

Four New Jersey hospitals were among 90 selected by Becker’s Hospital Review for its 2023 “Great Hospitals in America” list.

Englewood Health, Hackensack University Medical Center, Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center were all selected. The honorees were listed alphabetically.

The editors said these medical facilities were recognized for “clinical excellence, patient safety, innovation efforts, research and education, patient satisfaction and more.”

Here is what Becker’s wrote about the four on the list:

  • Englewood Health: The hospital includes a physician network with more than 600 office and hospital-based providers at more than 140 locations across New Jersey. Last year, the system included around 3,900 employees and a 1,200-plus member medical staff. The system also focuses on health equity and population health statewide. Englewood earned a spot as one of Newsweek‘s World’s Best Hospitals in 2023 and was recognized as a top regional hospital by S. News & World ReportThe hospital has also earned HealthCare’s Most Wired designation since 2014.
  • Hackensack University Medical Center: The flagship of Hackensack Meridian Health has the most nationally ranked specialties by S. News & World Reportout of all hospitals in New Jersey. The 781-bed nonprofit teaching and research hospital has 23 operating rooms and a 50-room musculoskeletal institute offering the latest treatments and technologies for patients. The hospital’s clinicians are engaged in robust research and innovation efforts, with a portfolio that includes precision medicine, immunotherapy, vaccine development and translational medicine. Hackensack UMC has also been honored among Green Guide’s Top 10 Green Hospitals in the U.S.
  • Morristown Medical Center: The flagship of Atlantic Health System is a 735-bed hospital with 6,547 employees and 2,880 physicians. S. News & World Reportranked the hospital No. 1 in New Jersey for the fifth year in a row in 2022-23 and among the Top 50 hospitals in the nation. Healthgrades also honored Morristown Medical Center as being among the top hospitals in the U.S. and the only hospital in the nation with specialty excellence awards in all categories measured.
  • Overlook Medical Center in Summit:Overlook Medical Center is renowned for its expertise in a broad range of medical services. Its Atlantic Neuroscience Institute leads the region in neuroscience care. The medical center is also certified as a level IV epilepsy center and homes a brain tumor center that performs more brain tumor surgeries than any other in the state. It provides nationally recognized cardiac services and is one of very few hospitals licensed for primary angioplasty. The Joint Commission has designated Overlook Medical Center as an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center. Its emergency department treats approximately 40,000 emergency cases annually. S. News & World Report ranked Overlook the No. 5 hospital in New Jersey.