National and Regional Recognition of Clinical Excellence



Awarded the 2009 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest presidential honor bestowed to organizations for quality and organizational performance excellence. AtlantiCare was one of only five winners — and one of only two healthcare organizations — throughout the United States to earn this distinguished honor.


Recipient of the HealthGrades Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ for 2011 and 2012, placing ARMC #1 in New Jersey for both years and in the top tier of the HealthGrades cardiac surgery ratings.


Designated by the State of New Jersey as a STEMI Center, where the highest level of emergency cardiaccare is available 24 hours a day to treat even the most serious type of heart attack.*

*STEMI = ST segment elevation myocardial infarction


Recognized by the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines program with a Gold Performance Achievement Award for excellence in the treatment of heart failure.


Among a select group of U.S. hospitals to be recognized for our comprehensive and high-quality care:

  • Earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ for healthcare quality and awarded Advanced Certification in Heart Failureby the Joint Commission (formerly the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations).
  • Earned the Joint Commission’s Certificate of Distinction as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center.
  • Licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services as a Primary Stroke Center (at our Mainland Campus in Pomona) and as a Comprehensive Stroke Center (at our City Campus in Atlantic City).


Named a Magnet®-designated hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center in recognition of the outstanding experience, education, and care of our nursing staff. Currently, only 6.61 percent of all U.S. healthcare organizations have earned the prestigious Magnet® designation.