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Accreditations and National Recognition

Going above and beyond to meet the highest standards.

In our efforts to bring you the best, most advanced, world-class care, we continually testourselves against the standards of commissions, colleges and foundations across the country. Not only are these standards rigorous and ongoing – but they ensure that you are getting a level of care at Capital Health that is literally not available anywhere else in the region.

  • Commission on Cancer (COC) – The Commission on Cancer, a program of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has awarded Capital Health Cancer Center accreditationas a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for cancer patients through standard setting, which promotes cancer prevention, research, education, and monitoring of comprehensive quality care. Capital Health is a multiple recipient of the COC’s Outstanding Achievement Award and preceding Accreditation with Gold Commendation.
  • ACR American College of Radiology (ACR) – Recognized as the gold standard in medical imaging, this commendation represents the highest level of image quality and safety and signifies that an organization meets all requirements for equipment, medical personnel, and quality assurance. Capital Health is an ACR Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center.
  • ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence (BICOE) – Awarded when an institution earns certification in all of the American College of Radiology’s breast accreditation programs: mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, breast ultrasound, and ultrasound-guided breast biopsy.


  • College of American Pathologists (CAP) – This is the world’s largest organization of board-certified pathologists, and accreditation attests to quality laboratory practices of organizations who can demonstrate excellence in patient care and confidence in laboratory practices.


  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) – A program of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS), the NAPBC is a consortium of national, professional organizations focused on breast health and dedicated to the improvement of quality outcomes of patients with diseases of the breast through evidence-based standards and patient and professional education.


  • National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) – is the only foundation dedicated to patients suffering from all forms of pancreas disease. To earn recognition as an NPF Center for treating pancreatic cancer, an institution must meet comprehensive standards developed by a task force of pancreatic cancer experts and patient advocates. The criteria includes having expert physicians in specialties such as gastroenterology, pancreas surgery, and interventional radiology, along with more patient-focused programs such as a pain management, behavioral health, and more.


  • Magnet® Recognition Program– Awarded by the American Nurse’s Credentialing Center (ANCC), Capital Health has received this prestigious accreditation for excellence in healthcare four consecutive times. The program designates organizations worldwide where nursing leaders successfully align their nursing strategic goals to improve the organization’s patient outcomes and embody nursing excellence.


  • Surgical Review Corp (SRC) – SRC is a nonprofit, patient safety organization that accredits the top facilities, surgeons and medical professionals worldwide to meet our proven standards. Their Centers of Excellence (COE) program recognize facilities (hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers) and specific medical professionals from their service lines committed to achieving defined standards for patient safety and care quality. SRC’s Center of Excellence accreditation programs are unique because they credential both the facility and only those medical professionals who meet their rigorous standards. Capital Health is a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery and a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG).


  • Lown Institute Top 100 Socially Responsible Hospitals – The Lown Hospital Index is a report by the Institute that evaluated 3,010 hospitals across the nation. It ranked Capital Health Regional Medical Center 13th in the U.S. based on metrics across three main categories: equity, value, and outcomes. RMC is one of 75 hospitals that made the Lown Index Honor Roll by earning “A” grades in all three of those categories and ranks third among 62 hospitals in New Jersey that were evaluated by the index.


  • Healthcare Equality Index (HEI)– The Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) is the national LGBTQ benchmarking tool that evaluates healthcare facilities’ policies and practices related to the equity and inclusion of their LGBTQ patients, visitors and employees. The HEI 2020 evaluates more than 1,700 healthcare facilities nationwide, for their dedication and commitment to LGBTQ inclusion.Both our Hopewell and Regional Medical Center Hospitals achieved the highest grading possible.


  • DNV GL – Healthcare – demonstrates that organizations meet or exceed patient safety standards and Conditions of Participation set forth by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). DNV GL’s accreditation program is the only one to integrate the ISO 9001 Quality Management System with the Medicare Conditions of Participation.

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