MORRIS COUNTY — Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center have been named among the World’s Best Hospitals by Newsweek in its inaugural rating.
The World’s Best Hospitals 2019 ranking is based on responses to an online survey sent to nearly 40,000 doctors, hospital administrators and health care professionals in 11 countries, results from patient surveys, and publicly available hospital performance data.
Atlantic Health System medical centers join hospitals including The Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins, and Massachusetts General on this prestigious list, 226 of which are in the United States.
In the ranking of hospitals in the United States, Morristown was ranked 28 and Overlook was ranked 98. Morristown was the highest ranked hospital in New Jersey.
“Morristown Medical Center has been highly focused on partnering with our medical staff to improve care delivery, enhancing our technology and clinical trial offerings, coordinating patient care, and creating positive patient experiences, and we are pleased to be recognized for our efforts on a global scale,” said Trish O’Keefe, PhD, RN, president, Morristown Medical Center. “We continue to strive for excellence and provide the highest quality medical care for our communities.”
“The Overlook Medical Center staff is committed to providing expert, timely and compassionate care,” said Alan Lieber, president, Atlantic Health System Overlook Medical Center. “We strive to deliver the very best patient care every day. This international recognition validates the team’s dedication and commitment to excellence and innovation. It represents a lot of hard work!”
One thousand hospitals globally made the list of the World’s Best Hospitals.
Newsweek rated the best hospitals in 11 countries: USA, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Switzerland, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Australia and Israel, selected based on standard of living/life expectancy, population size, number of hospitals and data availability.