Quality and Safety

At East Orange General Hospital we are committed to being your community hospital of first choice. We want you to feel confident that by choosing East Orange General Hospital you have chosen a hospital that is committed to patient safety and the provision of quality health care. Our goal is to provide healthcare that is safe, effective, timely, efficient, equitable and patient centered. (Institute of Medicine’s Quality Goals).

East Orange General Hospital is licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services and the NJ Department of Health and Human Services. We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission

We are members of:

  • The American Hospital Association
  • The New Jersey Hospital Association
  • The New Jersey Hospital Alliance
  • The Greater New York Hospital Association
  • The Medical Society of New Jersey

East Orange General Hospital is affiliated with:

  • Seton Hall University School of Nursing
  • Kean University
  • Rutgers University
  • Felician College
  • Essex County Community College
  • Jersey City State University
  • Trans Atlantic Renal Council (TARC)

We are active participants in:

  • The Horizon BCBSNJ Hospital Recognition Award Program
  • The Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) and The Joint Commission Quality Indicators which include promoting optimal care for:
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Failure
  • Pneumonia
  • Surgical Care
  • Information regarding these quality measures can be found on US HHS Hospital Compare Website

East Orange is the recipient of a number of healthcare grants including:

  • The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant: Expecting Excellence in Cardiac Care
  • The New Jersey Infection Prevention Partnership (Med Mined)
  • Our CNO/Senior VP is a recent recipient of a Robert Johnson Wood Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow

If you have a concern about patient care or safety, please let those caring for you know immediately. You may also contact Joint Commission at 1-800-994-6610 or email us at compliance@evh.org