St. Joseph’s University Medical Center is once again ranked as one of the best hospitals in the New York Metropolitan Area and among the top 10 in the State of New Jersey by U.S. News & World Report for 2016-17. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 27th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.
St. Joseph’s University Medical Center is proud to be recognized among the “Best Regional Hospitals” in the New York Metro area (#18), in New Jersey (#8), and named among the best in Northern New Jersey. These rankings reflect the commitment and expertise of our outstanding physicians, nurses, Magnet Recognized for Excellence 4 consecutive times since 1999, and skilled clinicians who use advanced treatment technologies and effective, innovative practices within comfortable environments of care.
St. Joseph’s University Medical Center is also recognized by U.S. News as high performing in the following specialties, conditions and procedures different medical specialties:
- Diabetes and Endocrinology
- Congestive Heart Failure
- Colon Surgery
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
U.S. News publishes “Best Hospitals” to help guide patients who need a high level of care because they face particularly difficult surgery, a challenging condition or extra risk because of age or multiple health problems. Objective measures such as patient survival and safety data, adequacy of nurse staffing levels and other data largely determined the rankings in most specialties.