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New Jersey Physicians Rank Holy Name As One Of The State's Top 5 Hospitals

TEANECK, N.J., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center was ranked by New Jersey physicians as one of the top five hospitals (with more than 350 beds) in the state by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., one of the nation's most respected health care research and information companies. These rankings are published in Inside Jersey Magazine's April 2014 issue.

Over 2,000 licensed physicians in New Jersey participated in the online survey by Castle Connolly, which was distributed in the fall 2013. Physicians cast more than 33,000 votes on the treatment of specific medical conditions and top overall hospitals in the state. In addition, Castle Connolly and Inside Jersey partnered with IPRO, an independent not-for-profit healthcare consulting organization, to incorporate patients' post-discharge ratings into the ranking methodology.

"Holy Name Medical Center's recognition by Castle Connolly and New Jersey physicians as one of the top hospitals in the state reflects Holy Name's commitment to maintaining excellence and continually improving the care we provide our patients," said Michael Maron, President & CEO of Holy Name.

Holy Name Medical Center has also earned recognition from The Joint Commission as a "Top Performer on Key Quality Measures™" for being one of the nation's top performers in the treatment of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. U.S. News & World Report also ranked Holy Name Medical Center as one of the New York Metro region's best hospitals, with high performance in multiple key specialties.

A Magnet-recognized institution for nursing excellence and a national Beacon Award winner for outstanding critical care, Holy Name Medical Center has provided the region with compassionate medical and nursing care, continued technological advances and an environment of healing dedicated to the needs of each individual patient.

The full rankings can be found online here: castleconnolly.com/insidehospitals/results2014/.

To learn more about Holy Name Medical Center, visit holyname.org

ABOUT HOLY NAME MEDICAL CENTER:
Holy Name Medical Center is a fully accredited, not-for-profit healthcare facility based in Teaneck, New Jersey, with off-site locations throughout Bergen County.  Founded and sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace in 1925, the comprehensive 361-bed medical center offers leading-edge medical practice and technology administered in an environment rooted in a tradition of compassion and respect for every patient. Holy Name provides high quality health care across a continuum that encompasses education, prevention, early intervention, comprehensive treatment options, rehabilitation and wellness maintenance—from pre-conception through end-of-life.

SOURCE Holy Name Medical Center

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