Hackensack University Medical Center ranked as the top hospital in New Jersey and came in third in New York’s metropolitan area in top hospital rankings recently released by U.S. News and World Report.
Their report rates the top 50 hospitals in the U.S., and ranks them in 16 medical specialties.
Editor of the U.S. News hospital rankings Avery Comarow says a hospital should be proud of a good showing in their report. Comarow said, according to NJ.com, “Only about 15 percent of hospitals are recognized for their high performance as among their region’s best.”
According to usnews.com, New Jersey has four nationally ranked hospitals. Ranked one through four in the state are Hackensack University Medical Center, Morristown Medical Center, JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, and the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation. Nineteen others showed high performances for specialty treatments.