CarePoint Health – Bayonne Medical Center and Hoboken University Medical Center Transitional Care Unit Ranked Among Best in Nation

CarePoint Health is proud to announce that Bayonne Medical Center and Hoboken University Medical Center's Transitional Care Units (TCU) were recently named two of the best nursing homes in the state of New Jersey by US News and World Report.

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Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) April 08, 2014

CarePoint Health is proud to announce that Bayonne Medical Center and Hoboken University Medical Center's Transitional Care Units (TCU) were recently named two of the best nursing homes in the state of New Jersey by US News and World Report. According to the publication, “…at the top of the New Jersey nursing homes list are those with a rating of five stars from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for their overall performance in health inspections, nurse staffing and quality of medical care.” Both TCUs received five stars in critical areas of care, including Overall Rating, Nurse Staffing, Quality Measures and Health Inspections. The top ranking is indicative of CarePoint Health’s ongoing commitment to the senior population of Hudson County and its promise to provide our communities with the highest quality health care in all stages of life. A detailed breakdown of the TCU’s ranking can be found online at http://health.usnews.com/best-nursing-homes/area/nj/bayonne-hospital-center-tcu-315431 and http://health.usnews.com/best-nursing-homes/area/nj/hoboken-university-medical-center-tcu-315512.

The CarePoint Health Transitional Care Units at Bayonne Medical Center and Hoboken University Medical Center provide a unique, caring environment for those who are not well enough to make a safe transition from the hospital to their home. As a Medicare-approved service, the TCU upholds the highest standards-of-care under the guidelines of licensed long term care facilities. The TCU utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach to develop an individualized plan of care for each resident. The goals for every patient include: maximizing function and independence; providing patient and family education; thoroughly assessing and facilitating discharge needs; identifying community resources; and making the most appropriate outpatient referrals. The TCU at Bayonne Medical Center and Hoboken University Medical Center offer private and semi-private rooms operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week and provide physical therapy, skilled nursing, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy and speech therapy along with all the other services of the hospital. The TCU is dedicated to providing excellent, compassionate and diligent care for every patient.

The top ranking for Bayonne Medical Center and Hoboken University Medical Center's TCU is indicative of CarePoint Health’s commitment to the highest quality health care. Through the combined efforts of our physicians and staff and their dedication to excellence, Bayonne Medical Center and Hoboken University Medical Center continue to pursue superior treatment and service. Their experience, expertise and skill place them at the forefront of the medical profession. We are honored that US News and World Report recognized Bayonne Medical Center and Hoboken University Medical Center for this achievement.

For more information about the US News and World Report rankings, contact:

Allyson Miller
CarePoint Health
Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations
Phone: 201-858-5297
Fax: 973-646-5563
Email: AMiller(at)bayonnemedicalcenter(dot)org

About CarePoint Health

CarePoint Health brings quality, patient-focused health care to Hudson County. Combining the resources of three area hospitals - Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital in Jersey City, and Hoboken University Medical Center - CarePoint Health provides a new approach to deliver health care that puts the patient front and center. We leverage a network of top doctors, nurses and other medical professionals whose expertise and attentiveness work together to provide complete coordination of care, from the doctor’s office to the hospital to the home. Patients benefit from the expertise and capabilities of a broad network of leading specialists and specialized technology. And at CarePoint Health, all of our medical professionals emphasize preventive medicine and focus on educating patients to make healthy life choices. For more information on our facilities, partners and services, visit our website, http://www.carepointhealth.org.