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Recognition for RWJ Hamilton

A proud recipient of awards and recognition at the local, state and national levels.

National Recognition

The Joint Commission - Hospital Accreditation
Joint Commission accreditation is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting performance standards, accrediting more than 16,000 U.S. health care organizations. In its most recent survey, the Joint Commission once again found RWJ Hamilton in compliance with all standards and awarded the hospital full accreditation for the maximum three years.

Hospital Safety Score - "A" Rating
A, B, C, D, F letter grade reflecting how safe hospitals are for patients. Spring & Fall 2013

The Joint Commission - Certification for Stroke
First hospital primary stroke center in Mercer County to achieve national certification for stroke care. 2007- present

The Joint Commission - Certification for Outpatient Diabetes
Second hospital in the state to achieve national certification for outpatient diabetes self-managment program. 2009 - present

The Joint Commission - Certification for Hip and Knee Replacement
Only hospital in the Capital Region to be certified in hip and knee replacement orthopedic surgery. 2011 - present

The Joint Commission - Certification for Spine Surgery
Only hospital in the Capital Region to be certified in spine surgery. 2013 - present 

United States Department of Commerce - Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
The first of two New Jersey hospitals to receive this award -- America's highest honor for quality and performance excellence -- presented by the President of the United States. 2004

National Research Corporation - Consumer Choice Award 
Chosen as the area's most-preferred hospital for quality care and public image. 2004 - present

Press Ganey - Summit Award for Patient Satisfaction
The most prestigious symbol of achievement in the industry, this recognition of high achievement in patient satisfaction places the Cancer Institute of New Jersey Hamilton within the top five percent of all healthcare organizations in the nation for three consecutive years.  2007

American Heart Association - Stroke Silver Performance Achievement Award
Achieving an 85 percent requirement in each of the seven achievement measures for AHA's "Get with the Guidelines" stroke initiative.

American Heart Association - Get with the Guidelines (GWTG) Heart Failure Silver Performance Achievement Award
Recognizes the Hospital's achievement across core measures in heart failure.


State Recognition

State of New Jersey - Primary Stroke Center Designation
First hospital in Mercer County to achieve national certification and state designation for stroke care. 2007 - present

New Jersey Business & Industry Association - Public Service Award,
The best community service program statewide for the Shapedown program, responding to the childhood obesity epidemic. 2008

Local Recognition

American Heart Association - Start! Fit-Friendly Gold award
Recognizes our efforts to promote a wellness culture for our employees, support physical activity and offer healthy eating options at work. 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012 

American Heart Association - Community Fitness Innovation Award
Recognizes our efforts to combat childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes through the Shapedown Program. 2007 

A REMARKABLE FIRST
The first of two
New Jersey hospitals
to receive the nation's
highest award for quality:
the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

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