March 16, 2017 — The Valley Hospital has been named one of the top hospitals in New
Jersey by doctors and patients as reported by Inside Jersey magazine. The list appears in the magazine’s April
The magazine joined with
Castle Connolly, a healthcare research and information company, to ask New
Jersey doctors to name the top hospitals for overall care and for specific
conditions. Inside Jersey also worked with IPRO, an independent not-for-profit
health care consulting organization, to present post-discharge ratings of New
Jersey hospitals by patients.
Among hospitals with more
than 350 beds, doctors ranked Valley sixth in the state over all and among the
top five in the state in the following categories:
- Top Hospitals for the Treatment of Breast Cancer
- Top Hospitals for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer
- Top Hospitals for Bypass Surgery
- Top Hospitals for Hip and Knee Repairs
- Top Hospitals for the Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure
- Top Hospitals for High-risk Pregnancies
- Top Hospitals for Pain Management
Valley was also listed among
the Top Hospitals for the Treatment of Neurological Disorders and the Treatment
of Strokes, ranking 6th in the state for both.
According to patients, Valley
ranks No. 1* for overall satisfaction and cleanliness of the room and bathroom.
Valley ranks No. 2* for communication with physicians and with nurses.
“I am delighted that physicians
and our patients gave us such high marks,” said Audrey Meyers, Valley’s
President and CEO. “It’s a testament
to the priority Valley staff and physicians place on achieving the
highest-quality clinical outcomes, while delivering the most compassionate
*Tied for rank