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An Important Message on CentraState’s Commitment to Quality and Patient Safety

An Important Message on CentraState’s Commitment to Quality and Patient Safety

By |2023-11-06T07:58:28-05:00November 6th, 2023|

Quality and safety are essential to deliver excellent healthcare. Quality measures help us to quantify healthcare processes, outcomes, patient perceptions, and organizational structure that are associated with the ability to provide high-quality healthcare and ensure patient safety. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade gives a letter grade A through F, based on a voluntary survey on safety, quality, and resource use completed by thousands of hospitals annually.

As the graph illustrates, our hospital’s current safety profile is not accurately reflected in a middle-of-the-road mark. In fact, we have zero Stage 3 pressure injuries (the single item disproportionately affecting our grade the most) in 2023.

The following video details our continuous commitment to quality and safety measures and the results of our quality improvement efforts to date.

Pressure Ulcer Rate Chart

About CentraState

CentraState Healthcare System, a partner of Atlantic Health System, is a fully accredited, not-for-profit, community-based health system that provides comprehensive health services in the central New Jersey region. In addition to offering a full range of leading-edge diagnostic and treatment options, CentraState serves as a valuable health partner focused on the latest ways to prevent disease, promote healthy behaviors, and help people of all ages live life well. Based in Freehold, CentraState is comprised of a 284-bed acute-care hospital, a vibrant health and wellness campus, three award-winning senior living communities, a charitable foundation, and four convenient satellite health pavilions. The system also offers a family medicine residency and geriatric fellowship training program in affiliation with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Among its many honors and accreditations, CentraState is one of less than two percent of hospitals nationwide to earn Magnet® designation for nursing excellence four times. To learn more, visit

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