A 669-bed regional care, teaching hospital founded in 1901, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center has more than 760 physicians and provides comprehensive health care services to its local communities and is a major referral and treatment center for patients throughout the northern New Jersey metropolitan area.
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center has been recognized with the 2005 Solucient 100 Top Hospitals®: Performance Improvement Leaders Award for its consistent improvement in clinical outcomes, patient safety, hospital efficiency, financial stability and growth, over a five-year period (1999-2004). According to Solucient, a leading national source of health care information products,
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is among a select group of organizations that have set national benchmarks for quality patient care, patient safety and hospital efficacy, representing a highly significant achievement and a true culture of performance improvement. Newark Beth Israel is home to Children's Hospital of New Jersey and The HEART HOSPITAL of New Jersey. Newark Beth Israel is a major teaching affiliate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York; New York College of Osteopathic Medicine; and St. George's University School of Medicine. Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is accredited by Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO); The American Osteopathic Association; the Cancer Commission of the American College of Surgeons; and The College of American Pathologists
Provides pre-operative, operative and post-operative patient care, under the direction and supervision of the attending surgeon
and in accordance with the objectives, policies and procedures of the hospital and the state Physician's Assistant Act.