accreditations and honors

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One of America’s safest hospitals – and more

A premier New Jersey hospital that believes in quality care and continuous improvement, Mountainside is licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). We offer an accredited Sleep Center, are certified as a Primary Stroke Center and we are listed as one of America’s safest hospitals on We are also home to more than 125 of the best doctors in New Jersey, according to New Jersey Monthly.

In addition, we are accredited by the:

  • Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, an independent, not-for-profit national organization that oversees the safety and quality of healthcare
  • New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services as a Primary Stroke Center
  •  American College of Radiologists
  • Federal Drug Administration’s Mammography Quality Standards Act for Mammography Services
  • American College of Surgeons for the Cancer Center
  • College of American Pathologists, for laboratory services
  • American Society of Bariatric Surgery as a Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery
  • American Diabetes Association for our Diabetes Education Center
  • Approved by New Jersey Board of Nursing
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, INC (ACEN) , formally The National League For Nursing Commission, INC
  • Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories
  • American Heart/American Stroke Association 2011 Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus
  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program Certification
  • National Committee for Quality Assurance - Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • American College of Radiology Gold Seal Accredited Facility in CT, Mammography and MRI
  • Joint Commission Accreditation for Wound Care, Chest Pain, Stroke, Total Joint Knee, Total Joint Hip, Heart Failure and Sepsis (first in New Jersey)

Additional honors

We have also been repeatedly recognized by Press Ganey, an organization that tracks customer satisfaction scores for hospitals. 

New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services as Primary Stroke Center

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