What you need to know
Four Hackensack Meridian Health hospitals are ranked among are among the top hospitals in the state for 2019-20, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Hackensack University Medical Center is ranked #2 in New Jersey. In addition to its Best Hospitals ranking, Hackensack University Medical Center is also ranked High Performing in the U.S. in cancer care, geriatrics, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics and urology.
Jersey Shore University Medical Center is ranked #5 in New Jersey and is ranked 39 in orthopedics in the nation. Additionally, Jersey Shore University Medical Center is ranked High Performing in the U.S. in nephrology.
Riverview Medical Center is ranked #9 in New Jersey and is also ranked High Performing in in the U.S. in orthopedics.
Ocean Medical Center is ranked #11 in New Jersey and is also ranked High Performing in the U.S. in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, colon cancer surgery and heart failure.
About U.S. News & World Report Rankings
For the 2019-20 ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in nine procedures and conditions. Fewer than a third of all hospitals received any high-performing rating, and only 57 earned this rating in all nine Procedures & Conditions. The state and metro area rankings recognize hospitals that received high performing ratings across multiple areas of care.
The U.S. News Procedures & Conditions methodology is based entirely on objective measures of quality such as risk-adjusted outcome rates, volume, quality of nursing and other care-related indicators.
The Procedures & Conditions ratings were produced by U.S. News analysts.
For more information about the 2019-20 rankings and ratings, please visit the FAQ. The rankings will be published in the U.S. News “Best Hospitals 2020” guidebook (ISBN 9781931469937), available for pre-order now from the U.S. News Online Store and for purchase at other bookstores in mid-September.
For more information, visit Best Hospitals.