award The American Heart Association proudly recognizes CarePoint Health – Christ Hospital Jersey City, NJ for achieving 85% or higher compliance with all Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Achievement Measures and 75% or higher compliance with five or more Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Quality Measures for 12 consecutive months to improve quality of patient care and outcomes.

Christ Hospital Award Cerificate


CarePoint Health, providing 360 Degree Coordinated Care and superior healthcare services to the residents of Hudson County, as such, we are consistently recognized by national publications, industry associations, and organizations that rank the country’s top physicians and hospitals. Below are a few of the honors CarePoint Health has received for excellence in the areas of patient satisfaction, quality clinical care, outcomes, exceptional doctors and more.

Designation Listings:

  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • American Association for Respiratory Care
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With the Guidelines — Stroke
  • Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) (Laboratory)
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • College of American Pathologists
  • HealthGrades
  • The Joint Commission
  • The Leapfrog Group
  • National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators
  • New Jersey Department of Health (NJ DOH) — Acute Stroke Registry
  • NJ DOH — Health Care Quality Assessment
  • National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) — (Infection Control)
  • US News and World Report Best Hospitals
  • The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS)
  • The New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA)
  • Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.

Radiology, CAT Scan, Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Oncology

  • Department of Environmental Protection from the State of New Jersey
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Behavioral Health

  • Intoxicated Drivers Resource Center
  • Division of Addiction Services
  • Division of Youth and Family Services
  • Division of Mental Health Services
  • Division on Women
  • Hudson County Department of Human Services
  • The Joint Commission
  • Hudson County Department of Human Services — Division of Addiction Services

American Heart Association Gives Gold Award 
for Heart Failure
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognize Hoboken University Medical Center for achieving 12 consecutive months of 85% or higher adherence to all Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Performance Achievement Indicators and at least 12 consecutive months of 75% or higher compliance with 5 of 8 Get With The Guidelines Stroke Quality Measures to improve quality of patient care and outcomes.


College of American Pathologists
The Laboratories at Bayonne Medical Center and Christ Hospital are inspected every other year by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), covering all areas and all aspects of each facility. Both institutions received full accreditation from CAP. After the last inspection, in January 2013, the Laboratory at Christ Hospital received “zero” deficiencies, for the second time in a row.


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HealthGrades

Christ Hospital
gyn_surg_sea_m_nodate_100pxThe Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award recognizes hospitals for superior outcomes in surgeries that treat diseases and conditions of the female reproductive system and correct certain conditions of the urinary tract and rectum. Christ Hospital has been recognized with a five-star rating for clinical excellence in gynecologic surgery for the 4th year in a row. Women have fewer complications from their gynecologic surgery and are more likely to survive their stay at hospitals recognized with a Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award.

 

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Christ Hospital has received the Healthgrades Maternity Care Excellence Award for 8 years in a row and has been recognized by Healthgrades for superior performance in maternity care for the 2nd year in a row.

Christ Hospital has also been awarded with a five-star rating for clinical excellence in maternity care from HealthGrades, the nation’s leading independent healthcare ratings company. This is the 10th consecutive year Christ Hospital has achieved this recognition.

Christ Hospital ranks in the top 5% of hospitals for maternity care and this is the 2nd consecutive year that Christ Hospital has earned this distinction. The Maternity Care Excellence Award recognizes hospitals that provide consistent high-quality care for women during pregnancy and childbirth and their newborn babies.

Women who deliver their baby at a Healthgrades Maternity Care Excellence Award hospital have a lower chance of experiencing complications during childbirth compared to a hospital receiving 1 star.

 

Hoboken University Medical Center

maternity_care_sea_m_nodate_100pxHoboken University Medical Center has received the Healthgrades Maternity Care Excellence Award and has  been recognized by Healthgrades for superior performance in maternity care for 2014.

Hoboken University Medical Center has also been awarded with a five-star rating for clinical excellence in  maternity care from HealthGrades, the nation’s leading independent healthcare ratings company.  This is the  3rd consecutive year Hoboken University Medical Center has achieved this recognition.

Women who deliver their baby at a Healthgrades Maternity Care Excellence Award hospital have a lower chance of experiencing complications during childbirth compared to a hospital receiving 1 star.


Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories
Christ Hospital’s Vascular Laboratory has attained recognition for its commitment to providing a high level of patient care and quality testing for the diagnosis of vascular disease.

The facility achieved accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL). Christ Hospital is the only hospital in Hudson County that currently holds this accreditation as it has for the past nine years.


The Joint Commission
The Joint Commission is a private organization that has been accrediting hospitals for more than 50 years. Its Gold Seal of Approval accreditation is a nationwide seal of approval that indicates a hospital meets high performance standards. To receive accreditation from the Joint Commission we are assessed on more than 250 standards, many of which examine quality of care and patient safety issues.


The LeapFrog Group

CarePoint Health is pleased to announce that the latest Hospital Safety Score honored Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center with an “A” – its top grade in patient safety. The Hospital Safety Score, designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections, is compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog). The “A” grade represents CarePoint Health’s ongoing commitment to provide the highest level of health care quality and service to patients and families in Hudson County. Additionally, Bayonne Medical Center was awarded with a “B” grade in hospital safety.

The Leapfrog Group, a leading association in setting standards for and improving health care quality throughout the nation, presents these awards through Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey.


Quality Respiratory Care Recognition
Christ Hospital has earned the Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) for the fifth consecutive year under a national program started by the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC).

This program was created in 2003 to help patients and families identify those facilities using qualified respiratory therapists to provide respiratory care. Hospitals that meet the QRCR requirements provide a level of respiratory care consistent with national standards and guidelines, and should be commended for their commitment to quality care.  Now, Christ Hospital is among the 15% of hospitals in the United States that have been named a Quality Respiratory Care institution. To qualify for this award, all of the respiratory therapists must be credentialed as a CRT or RRT; respiratory care must be available 24/7; and the department must have an MD or DO as the medical director.


US News and World Report Best Transitional Care Units

CarePoint Health is proud to announce that Bayonne Medical Center and Hoboken University Medical Center’s Transitional Care Units (TCU) were recently named two of the best nursing homes in the state of New Jersey by US News and World Report. Both TCUs received five stars in critical areas of care, including Overall Rating, Nurse Staffing, Quality Measures and Health Inspections. The top ranking is indicative of CarePoint Health’s ongoing commitment to the senior population of Hudson County and its promise to provide our communities with the highest quality health care in all stages of life.


Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) 

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted Three-Year Accreditation to the cancer program at CarePoint Health – Bayonne Medical Center.   To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered care.

Because it is a CoC-accredited cancer center, CarePoint Health – Bayonne Medical Center takes a multidisciplinary approach to treating cancer as a complex group of diseases that requires consultation among surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, diagnostic radiologists, pathologists, and other cancer specialists.  This multidisciplinary partnership results in improved patient care.


New Jersey Hospital Association

The New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) and its Health Research and Educational Trust of New Jersey (HRET) have chosen CarePoint Health – Bayonne Medical Center’s Neighborhood Health Center as the recipient of the 2014 HRET Community Outreach Award for Improving Access and Quality of Care to Reduce Healthcare Disparities.The Neighborhood Health Center (NHC) is available to walk-in patients, regardless of geography, that have no medical insurance, and to those with charity care and Medicaid.

The NJHA, based in Princeton, is the statewide advocate for its 108-member hospitals, its 300-plus post-acute members and the patients they serve. It recognizes organizations that identify community needs and implement programs to serve those needs.


Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.

CarePoint Health – Bayonne Medical Center is proud to announce that it was recently named one of the best hospitals in the state of New Jersey. Inside New Jersey magazine and Castle Connolly Medical has ranked CarePoint Health – Bayonne Medical Center as the #2 hospital in the state (fewer than 350 beds). In addition, CarePoint Health – Bayonne Medical Center was named the best hospital (fewer than 350 beds) for a wide range of specialties and treatment options, including: the treatment of prostate cancer, hip and knee repair, the treatment of congestive heart failure, the treatment of stroke and the treatment of neurological disorders.

Castle Connolly Medical is one of the nation’s most respected health care research and information companies and is considered the gold standard for health ratings.