Hospital:

ER Wait Times

ER Wait Times

Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital

63 min.

Jefferson Stratford Hospital

4 min.

Jefferson Washington Township Hospital

5 min.

Awards & Accreditations

Every year Jefferson Health in New Jersey is honored to receive a wide range of industry awards, accolades and recognitions. Every day we're proud of the affiliations, accreditations, designations and partnerships we have with some of the top health care organizations in the world. And every minute we're humbled to provide care to the residents of the communities we serve.

Awards & Accreditations

Jefferson Health in New Jersey Awards

 

  • All three hospitals received “A” grades in the Fall and Spring 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, our seventh consecutive “A” rating.
  • Jefferson Stratford Hospital was named a 2017 Leapfrog Top Teaching Hospital, a prestigious distinction less than 40 hospitals received nationwide.
  • Named a 2017-18 Best Hospital in the South Jersey Region by U.S. News & World Report for high performance in three clinical areas: Heart Failure, Colon Cancer Surgery and COPD. Of more than 4,500 hospitals evaluated, only 10% can call themselves a “Best Regional Hospital.”
  • The Comprehensive Breast Center in Washington Township achieved three-year full accreditation from the American College of Surgeons’ National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).
  • Home Health Care was honored with its 2nd consecutive Fazzi Associates Patient Satisfaction Award of Distinction, presented to agencies in the top 25% nationally.
  • All three hospitals earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.
  • Jefferson Health New Jersey was named a Top Workplace by Philly.com for the 5th consecutive year, based on employee feedback.
  • The Department of Radiation Oncology, based at the Cancer Center, earned three-year accreditation from the American College of Radiology (ACR).
  • The Comprehensive Diabetes Education Program was awarded the prestigious American Diabetes Association (ADA) Education Recognition Certificate for quality diabetes self-management education.

Jefferson Health in New Jersey Accreditations & Designations

Jefferson Health Cherry Hill Hospital, Jefferson Health Stratford Hospital and Jefferson Health Washington Township

  • Accredited by The Joint Commission
  • Accredited by The American Osteopathic Association
  • Accredited as an American Heart Association Training Center for Basic Life Support CPR, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Named one of the Nation's Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission (TJC) in 2013 for its achievement on the following measure sets: heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care.

Jefferson Health Washington Township Hospital

  • Designated as a New Jersey State Comprehensive Stroke Center.

Jefferson Health Cherry Hill Hospital and Jefferson Health Stratford Hospital

  • Designated as a New Jersey State Primary Stroke Center (Cherry Hill, Stratford).

Jefferson Health – Bariatric Surgery Program (Surgical Weight Loss Program)

  • Accredited through the National Metabolic Bariatric Surgery and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) as a Comprehensive Center.

 Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center — Washington Township

  • Accreditation with Commendation from the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) Commission on Cancer (CoC) and full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).

Jefferson Health – Behavioral Health

  • The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety. The accreditation awards recognize Kennedy’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards. (2013)

Jefferson Health – Home Care

  • The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety. The accreditation recognizes Kennedy’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards. (2013)

Jefferson Health – Medical Imaging Services

  • Accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR) for CT, MRI, Ultrasound and Mammography at Kennedy hospital locations.
  • Accredited by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Nuclear Medicine Laboratories (ICANL) at Kennedy hospital locations.
  • Accredited by the ICANL for PET/CT at Kennedy Outpatient Imaging Center.
  • American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, holding accreditations in Ultrasound – Breast, Ultrasound - Breast Biopsy, and Stereotactic Breast Biopsy Imaging Services.

Jefferson Health – Surgery Center

  • Accredited by The Joint Commission and the American Osteopathic Association.

Jefferson Health – Sleep Centers

  • Accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Jefferson Health – Laboratory Services

  • Accredited through the internationally recognized College of American Pathologists (CAP), and the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), administered through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). 

Jefferson Health – Maternal-Fetal Medicine Unit (Washington Township)

  • Accredited in Obstetric Ultrasound through the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM).

Jefferson Health – Child & Adolescent Inpatient Mental Health Unit (CAPU)

  • Designated as a Children’s Crisis Intervention Service by the NJ Division of Children’s Behavioral Health Services.

Jefferson Health – Adult Inpatient Mental Health Unit

  • Designated as Short-Term Care Facility by the NJ Division of Mental Health & Addiction Services.

Jefferson Health – Dialysis Program

  • 5 Diamond Patient Safety Status from Quality Insights Renal Network Three (QIRN3) in recognition of patient safety and quality care.
  • Two-star recipient, Baxter’s Pursuit of Excellence Program for Peritoneal Dialysis quality standards.

Jefferson Health – STAT Transport

  • Certified in the Safe Handling of Bariatric Patients by transport equipment manufacturer, TransSafe, Inc. NJ State Safety Council Defensive Driving sub-agency.

Jefferson Health – Diabetes Control Outpatient Education Program

  • Recognition status by American Diabetes Association for Diabetes Self-Management Education

Jefferson Health in New Jersey Affiliations & Partnerships

  • Primary Teaching Hospital of Rowan University-School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM), formerly UMDNJ-SOM
  • Affiliated with The Rothman Institute