Awards and Recognition

AtlantiCare’s nearly 6,000 physicians, staff, trustees and volunteers provide quality care and services to our patients and community every day. The following are just a few of the many awards and designations we have been honored to receive: 


  • 2017 HEI Leader - For the sixth year in a row, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, has recognized AtlantiCare as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality.”  The HRC is the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization.  The findings were part of HRC Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index 2017 that encourages equal care for LGBT Americans by evaluating inclusive policies and practices related to LGBT patients, visitors and employees.

  • DiversityInc. Top 12 Hospitals - AtlantiCare received ninth place on the DiversityInc’s 2017 Top Hospitals and Health Systems List which included only 12 hospitals or health systems across the country.

  • CEO Cancer Gold Standard - AtlantiCare has earned CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ accreditation, recognizing the organization’s extraordinary commitment to the health of its employees and their families. The CEO Cancer Gold Standard calls for companies to evaluate their health benefits and corporate culture and take extensive, concrete actions in five key areas of health and wellness to address cancer in the workplace.

  • AHA Workplace Health Achievement Index - AtlantiCare has been recognized as a Bronze-Level recipient in the Workplace Health Achievement Index by the American Heart Association for helping employees improve their health. AtlantiCare has been promoting the wellbeing of its employees and taking steps to decrease healthcare expenses and increase productivity for many years. This recognition is a testament to those endeavors and our commitment to lead healthier lives. 

  • AACN Critical Care Gold Beadcon Award - NICU
  • Press Ganey Award for Excellence - NICU


  • Baby-Friendly USA. Inc., recognizes The Roger B. Hansen Center for Childbirth at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center (ARMC) Mainland Campus as a Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility 
  • The Human Rights Foundation recognizes AtlantiCare as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” through its Health Care Equality Index (HEI) 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012


  • American Heart Association recognizes AtlantiCare as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite


  • New Jersey Business and Industry Association recognizes AtlantiCare with its Outstanding Employer Award  
  • ARMC Wound Healing Center Receives Center of Distinction Award Blue Distinction® 
  • ARMC earns Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBSA) Blue Distinction® Center for Cardiac Care 
  • AtlantiCare earns Healthcare Financial Management Association’s MAP Award for High Performance in Revenue Cycle 
  • American Heart Association recognizes AtlantiCare as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite
  • HIMSS Analytics recognizes ARMC for HIMSS achieving Stage 6 on the HIMSS EMR Adoption ModelSM 


  • New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians presents AtlantiCare Physician Group Primary Care Plus with Patient-Centered Innovation Award 
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses recognizes ARMC Mainland Campus ICU with its Beacon Award for Excellence™ 
  • HomeCare Elite™ ranks AtlantiCare HomeCare among America’s Elite Top 100 
  • ARMC earns third Magnet® redesignation 
  • AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Joint Commission’s named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® 


  • ARMC earned The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers’ Gold Seal of Approval™ 
  • ARMC earned The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval™ for Heart Failure 
  • AtlantiCare Special Care Center (SCC) received the Premier Cares Award in 2012 for providing successful, innovative primary care to chronically ill patients.


  • ARMC is a finalist for the 2011 American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize®. It is among five hospitals across the country the AHA recognizes for leadership and innovation in quality improvement and safety.
  • ARMC earns American Heart Association’s Get With The GuidelinesSM–Heart Failure Gold Performance Achievement Award 


  • AtlantiCare included in Modern Healthcare’s “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” 
  • AtlantiCare earned HR Solutions’ Best-in-Class® recognition for its employee engagement, and patient care/customer satisfaction.
  • The Society of Chest Pain Centers recognized both ARMC campuses with full Cycle III accreditation as Chest Pain centers 
  • ARMC earned The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers’ Gold Seal of Approval™ 


  • AtlantiCare named Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Winner 
  • AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute earns Green Building Council’s LEED® Gold certification 
  • AtlantiCare among 100 most wired hospitals and health systems by Hospitals & Health Networks


  • ARMC earns second Magnet® redesignation 


  • ARMC earns Magnet® designation 

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