University Hospital is the first hospital in New Jersey certified by The Joint Commission for Advanced Heart Failure Care. First certified in 2010, University Hospital has been recertified three times with a Certificate of Distinction every two years, most recently in 2017. In addition, the American Heart Association (AHA), in its hospital-based quality improvement Get With the Guidelines® (GWTG)-Heart Failure program, has awarded University Hospital “Gold Plus” and “Target: Heart FailureSM Honor Roll” recognition for Heart Failure.
View University Hospital's Joint
Commission "Quality Check" report here.
Source: GWTG Patient Management ToolTM (PMT) University Hospital data.
- "These hospitals are recognized for two or more consecutive calendar years of 85% or higher adherence on all achievement measures applicable and 75% or higher adherence with additional select quality measures in heart failure."
- "These hospitals are recognized for 50% or higher adherence to all relevant Target: Heart Failure measures during the same time frame as the hospital's current Bronze, Silver or Gold GWTG-Heart Failure recognition status."