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Atlantic Health System Medical Centers named top hospitals in New Jersey by physicians

MORRISTOWN, NJ (Morris County) – Physicians across New Jersey named Atlantic Health System’s medical centers as the top hospitals in the state, as announced this week by renowned health care research and information company Castle Connolly.

Morristown Medical Center has, for the second time in a row, been named the top hospital in the state with more than 350 beds and Chilton Medical Center ranked number one for “Top Hospital Overall” with fewer than 350 beds. This is the fourth year in a row Chilton has earned the top spot in the list published today in Jersey’s Best.

Overlook Medical Center ascended to the number two position in the list of more than 350 beds, while Goryeb Children’s Hospital ranked number two and Newton and Hackettstown medical centers came in at four and five in the list of less than 350 beds, to nearly sweep the top five in this category for Atlantic Health.

Morristown Medical Center was also named the number one hospital in the state across all treatment categories ranked: breast cancerprostate cancerpediatric cancercoronary artery bypass surgeryhip and knee replacementcongestive heart failurestrokeshigh-risk pregnancy and birthneurological disorders, and pain management. Atlantic Health System medical centers placed at or near the top of every treatment category measured.

These results were based on physician votes and reflect Atlantic Health System’s strong reputation from physicians across the state.

“This statewide recognition is a testament to the exceptional teamwork, innovation and care throughout Atlantic Health System,” said Amy Perry, CEO Hospital Division, Senior Vice President, Integrated Care Delivery, Atlantic Health System. “Atlantic Health System is thankful for all of our team members who provide outstanding care to the communities we serve.”

See the full Top Hospitals list on page 84 of the latest issue of Jersey’s Best magazine.

Atlantic Health System is at the forefront of medicine, setting standards for quality health care in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the New York metropolitan area. Powered by a workforce of more than 16,800 team members and 4,800 affiliated physicians dedicated to building healthier communities, Atlantic Health System serves more than half of the state of New Jersey including 11 counties and 4.9 million people. The system offers more than 400 sites of care, including six hospitals: Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ, Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ, Newton Medical Center in Newton NJ, Chilton Medical Center in Pompton Plains, NJ, Hackettstown Medical Center in Hackettstown, NJ and Goryeb Children’s Hospital in Morristown, NJ.

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