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Awards & Recognition


National publications, industry associations and organizations that rank the country’s top physicians and hospitals consistently recognize CarePoint Health. Our awards and recognitions mean that you can expect excellence from us in the areas of patient satisfaction, quality clinical care, outcomes, exceptional doctors and more. We are continuously finding ways to improve not only the kind of care that we deliver, but how we deliver it to you, your family and the people of Hudson County.


Accreditations and Certifications



The Laboratories at CarePoint Health are accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP).

New Jersey Department of Health

CarePoint Health hospitals are certified as Primary Stroke Centers by the American Heart Association. CarePoint Health has also received its accreditation from the NJDOH Health Care Quality Assessment.

New Jersey State Department of Environmental Protection


CarePoint Health has received its accreditation as a certified School of Radiation by the New Jersey State Department of Environmental Protection’s Board of Radiologic Technology.

Honors and Awards

CarePoint Health has received the Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association.



The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recognizes that CarePoint Health meets all standards and requirements of the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) for diagnostic testing.

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Bayonne Medical Center was awarded an A grade in the Leapfrog Group’s report card measuring safety and how well they protected patients from infections, injuries and mistakes.



Bayonne Medical Center was recognized by Leapfrog Group as a Top Teaching Hospital in 2017 and 2018.


Bayonne Medical Center was ranked #3 in the state for Top Hospitals under 350 beds by the Castle Connolly Group. Other distinctions include:

# 5 NJ Doctors Always Communicate Well
#11 Nurses Communicate Well
#1 Treatment of CHF < 350 beds
#1 Treatment of Breast Cancer
#1 Treatment of Neurological Disorders < 350 beds
#1 Treatment of Pain Management < 350 Beds
#1 Treatment of Prostate Cancer < 350 Beds
#2 Treatment of Stroke < 350 Beds



Bayonne Medical Center passed a College of American Pathologists (CAP) inspection with an A++ rating.


Bayonne Medical Center has received the American Heart Association / American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award.



BMC was named a 2015 Quality Respiratory Care Hospital by the American Association for Respiratory Care.


BMC was honored with a Mission: Lifeline Silver Receiving Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association.



The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) granted Three-Year Accreditation to the cancer program at CarePoint Health – Bayonne Medical Center.


The New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) and its Health Research and Educational Trust of New Jersey (HRET) chose Bayonne Medical Center’s Neighborhood Health Center to receive the 2014 HRET Community Outreach Award for Improving Access and Quality of Care to Reduce Healthcare Disparities.



Bayonne Medical Center has been awarded the American College of Radiology Designation as a Lung Cancer Screening Center.


The Endoscopy Unit at BMC was recognized by the ASGE Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program for exceptional quality and safety standards.



Bayonne Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission‘s Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation.

Christ Hospital ranked #1 as the Most Socially Responsible Hospital in America for 2021 by the Lown Institute. The ranking is determined based on equity, clinical outcomes and value.


Christ Hospital was included as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety, based on consistently low rates of infections and surgical errors.



Christ Hospital was recognized by Leapfrog Group as a Top Hospital in 2017.


Christ Hospital was recognized for excellence from the Leapfrog Group, receiving an A grade in the Fourth Quarter 2017 report card in newborn care. As the regional leader in providing five-star health care services for women and children, Christ Hospital recently distinguished itself in another clinical area—intensive care, and is the only hospital in Hudson County to receive such recognition. 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.

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Christ Hospital was honored with a Mission: Lifeline Silver Plus Receiving Quality Achievement Award.



Christ Hospital was awarded the Gold Plus for Stroke and Gold plus for Heart Failure (HF) & Honor Roll on HF measures.



Christ Hospital has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) by the American Association for Respiratory Care ten years in a row.



Christ has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation.


Christ Hospital was awarded the 2018 System Award: Innovation for making a significant impact on the quality of health care in New Jersey.


HUMC received the Innovation Trail Blazer Award as an acknowledgment of the hospital’s adoption of intellijoint HIP®.


HUMC was included as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety, based on consistently low rates of infections and surgical errors.

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Hoboken University Medical Center’s Transitional Care Unit (TCU) was named one of the best nursing homes in New Jersey by U.S. News & World Report in 2018.  The TCU is also 5-star rated, the highest, by CMS.


Hoboken University Medical Center’s Transitional Care Unit (TCU) maintains CMS 5 star rating and has been awarded best short term rehab by US News and World report.


The Hospital Safety Score, a service provided by The Leapfrog Group, recently awarded Hoboken University Medical Center with an “A” – its top grade in patient safety.


HUMC has been recognized as a participant in the Get With The Guidelines® – Heart Failure program for applying the most up-to-date evidence-based treatment guidelines to improve patient care and guidelines in the Hudson County community.


HUMC received funding as part of the 2017 Horizon BCBSNJ Hospital Recognition Program, which distinguishes hospital excellence based on quality scores earned from the nationally renowned Leapfrog Hospital Recognition Program.



HUMC has been recognized with a five-star rating for clinical excellence in gynecologic surgery from Healthgrades, the nation’s leading independent health care ratings company.



Hoboken University Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation.