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Awards and Accomplishments

An Award-Winning Hospital,
An Award-Winning Health System

Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore-LIJ Health System have been awarded many distinctions.

North Shore-LIJ Awards and Accomplishments

  • 2010 National Quality Healthcare Award for North Shore-LIJ Health System from the National Quality Forum
  • North Shore-LIJ Health System ranked number one in New York state and 20th in the nation on Modern Healthcare magazine’s list of the top 100 integrated health networks

Long Island Jewish Medical Center Awards and Accomplishments

  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With the Guidelines Stroke Achievement Award for its designated stroke center and multidisciplinary team available 24 hours a day to treat stroke patients
  • New York State Department of Health reports show Long Island Jewish Medical Center is one of only two hospitals in New York with significantly better outcomes for angioplasty
  • Performs the most radial (wrist) catheterizations nationwide
  • Recognized for achieving highest overall safety scores in New York on the Patient Safety Survey
  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the nation’s top 50 hospitals for neurology/neurosurgery
  • Achieved a zero central-line infection rate in the surgical intensive care unit for over a year
  • Received 2010 Commission on Cancer’s Outstanding Achievement Award for providing quality care to cancer patients
  • Unveiled TrueBeam, an innovative new system that offers a radically different approach to treating cancer with image-guided radiotherapy
  • Received the 2009/2010 Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corp. as one of the nation’s top hospitals for the ninth consecutive year
  • Delivered the most babies in Queens in 2010: 5,115
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center and the Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation have implemented an Electronic Medical Information Transfer System for improved continuity of care