Best Doctors, Best Hospitals, High Quality, Awards, and Honors

What Does Quality Mean to You?

As one of the premier academic medical centers in the northeast, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital is committed to a bold new vision of healthcare, and to the people, partnerships and progressive technologies that bring this vision to life.

But don't take our word for it—our leadership in providing the finest state-of-the-art care for our patients has been widely recognized in numerous national and regional rankings for quality, patients safety, physician and nursing excellence.

So what does this mean for you? For the highest quality care, the most respected doctors and nurses, and today’s most advanced medicine, the nation’s best is right here.

U.S. News and World Report Best HospitalsOut of more than 5,400 hospitals in the United States, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) placed among the top hospitals in heart care and heart surgery as well as respiratory disorders, according to U.S.News & World Report’s 2008 ranking of “America’s Best Hospitals.” RWJUH is one of only 170 U.S. hospitals to achieve rankings on the prestigious annual list.

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The Leapfrog Group 2008 Top HospitalThe Leapfrog Group has named RWJUH one of America’s Top Hospitals for 2008 based on results of its recent Leapfrog Hospital Survey. The survey is the nation’s premier hospital patient safety evaluation tool and provides consumers and health care purchasers with up-to-date assessments of 1,220 participating hospitals’ quality and safety.

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New York Magazine Best Doctors40 RWJUH doctors ranked in New York magazine's "Best Doctors" issue.


American College of Surgeons' Commission on CancerRobert Wood Johnson University Hospital joins the list of the nation's best ranked cancer centers by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer after having earned its highest cancer care performance rating, "Approval with Commendation," following a stringent on-site performance evaluation.

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6th best hospital in the nationRWJUH was ranked by Harvard researchers as the 6th best hospital in the nation in quality of care in a study commissioned by The Commonwealth Fund.

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Magnet AwardOur nurses are nationally recognized for nursing excellence. We have been awarded the prestigious Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence for more than 10 consecutive years.

RWJUH patient satisfaction scores are consistently above the 90th percentile.

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The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital at RWJUH patient satisfaction scores are consistently in the 99th percentile.

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