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Awards and Recognitions

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2019
2019

CMA Karen Ponce Receives Healthcare Hero Award

In October 2019, Karen Ponce, Certified Medical Assistant, was presented with a 2019 Healthcare Hero Award from the New Jersey Primary Care Association for her selfless commitment and unwavering dedication to the mission of Zufall Health.
2019

The Kathleen Nordman Dental Quality Award’s First Recipient is Dr. Antonella Maietta

Dr. Antonella Maietta is the first recipient of Zufall Health’s Kathleen Nordman Dental Quality Award, an award given to a Zufall dental provider in recognition of exemplary quality of care and patient engagement. Dr. Maietta has been a valuable member of the dental team starting her career..Read More
2019

Zufall Recognized as a Health Center Quality Leader

On March 11th, Zufall Health received the Health Center Quality Leader recognition from United Healthcare Community Plan. The recognition from United Healthcare Community Plan was to acknowledge Zufall’s Health Center Quality Leader award from HRSA. Quality Leaders are among the top 30 percent of all HRSA-supported health..Read More
2018
2018

Zufall Pediatrician honored by Partners for Health Foundation

Dr. Mario Szuchman, a Zufall Pediatrician, was honored by the Partners for Health Foundation on November 29th with their Community Impact Award in the area of “Access to Health”. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Partners for Health Foundation awarded 10 Community Impact Awards, and grants totaling $100,000,..Read More
2018

HEAL Case Manager Receives Healthcare Hero Award

In October, Erik Moran, Case Manager of the Health, Education, and Legal (HEAL) Program received a 2018 Healthcare Hero Award from the New Jersey Primary Care Association for his commitment to help low-income Zufall Health patients in Morris County obtain legal assistance focused on issues including housing,..Read More
2018

Healthcare Institute of New Jersey Honors Zufall Health

The Healthcare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) honored Zufall Health with its 2018 Recognition Award for Patient Access and Advocacy at the New Jersey Primary Care Association annual convention in October 2018.
2018

Dr. Rina Ramirez Wins 2018 Samuel U. Rodgers, MD Achievement Award

Dr. Rina Ramirez, Zufall’s Chief Medical Officer, has been named the winner of the National Association of Community Health Center’s ‘s 2018 Samuel U. Rodgers, MD Achievement Award.  Established in 1977 in honor of the late Dr. Rodgers, a health care provider, community activist, and national leader..Read More
2018

Zufall President & CEO Presented with 2018 Non-Profit Exemplary Leader Award

On April 19, 2018, the Morris County Chamber of Commerce  presented Zufall Health’s President & CEO Eva Turbiner with the 2018 Non-Profit Exemplary Leader Award. The Chamber’s Non-Profit Excellence Awards honor Morris County organizations and volunteers who demonstrate innovation and leadership that has resulted in new..Read More
2017
2017

NIPN Gold Level Achievement in Prevention of HPV-Related Cancers

In December 2017, the National Improvement Partnership Network (NIPN) acknowledged Zufall Health – Dover with  a Gold Level Achievement for our dedication to the prevention of HPV-related cancers through participation in the National Immunization Partnership with the APA’s Learning Collaborative to Improve HPV Immunization Coverage. A Gold..Read More
2017

Zufall CEED Program Coordinator receives Healthcare Hero Award

Denise Fallon, Coordinator of the Cancer Education and Early Detection program at Zufall Health in Somerville received the Healthcare Hero Award from the NJ Primary Care Association for her dedication to helping thousands of low-income patients in Somerset County get essential cancer screenings.
2017

Zufall Patient Navigator receives Lester Z. Lieberman Award

On July 17th, Zufall’s Patient Navigator for Seniors, Monica McKenzie received The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey’s 2017 Lester Z. Lieberman Award for Humanism in Healthcare for her significant efforts in assisting at-risk seniors in achieving desired medical outcomes.
2017

Zufall Pediatrician Named Population Health Hero

In June 2017, Dr. Amy Kotler was named as a Population Health Hero by the NJ Department of Health for her leadership for Zufall Health’s Andale program to combat childhood obesity.
2017

Dental Residency Accreditation

Zufall Health residency program received accreditation from the Commission on Dental Accreditation – Advanced Education in General Dentistry in April 2017.
2017

Best Women in Business Award

In March 2017, Eva Turbiner was named one of the state’s Best 50 Women in Business by NJBIZ Magazine.
2016
2016

CEO Receives National Award

In 2016, Eva Turbiner was honored by the National Association of Community Health Centers with the Elizabeth K. Cooke Most Valuable Player Award for advocacy on behalf of community health.
2016

PCMH Recognition

The National Center for Quality Assurance recognized Zufall Health as a Patient-Centered Medical Home Level 3 (highest level possible) for all eligible sites, 2016
2016

Excellent clinical outcomes

In 2016, Zufall Health received recognition from HRSA for its excellent clinical outcomes, as a National Leader, surpassing national benchmarks and goals on at least one important measure during 2015
2016

Integration of Medical and Dental Services

In 2016, Zufall was recognized by the DentaQuest Institute with an award for Integration of Medical and Dental Services, and for outstanding achievements in the Dental Caries Management Collaborative
2015
2015

Million Hearts® 2015 Hypertension Control Champion

Million Hearts® 2015 Hypertension Control Champion
Recognized by the CDC as a Million Hearts® 2015 Hypertension Control Champion for having 72% of Zufall’s hypertensive patients under control clinically
2015

Gold II recognition for advancement and commitment

In 2015, Zufall received Gold II recognition for advancement and commitment to a comprehensive medication management delivery system from the national Alliance for Integrated Medication Management (AIMM)
2015

Dr. Sam Wakim “Real Doc Hollywood”

In 2015, Dr. Sam Wakim, Chief Dental Officer at Zufall Health, was recognized as a “Real Doc Hollywood” by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health, and several members of Zufall’s dental staff have been named among the “Best Dentists in NJ by New..Read More
2015

Dr. Amy Kotler “NJ’s Favorite Kids Docs”

Zufall pediatrician Dr. Amy Kotler was named one of “NJ’s Favorite Kids Docs” by New Jersey Family Magazine, 2015
2015

National Rural Health Day

Zufall hosted the NJ DOH state-wide celebration of National Rural Health Day at the new Hackettstown office, 2015
2014
2014

BD Award for Innovation in Diabetes Care

($100,000 prize)
2013
2013

American Pharmacists Association

340B Peer-to-Peer Leading Practice Site, 2011-2013
2013

Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services Alliance, US Dept. of Health and Human Services, 2013

Outcomes Improvement Award Performance Improvement Award Life Saving Patient Safety Award Integrated Medication Management Award Change Package Implementation Award 5.0 Certified Gold Team Recognition for Clinical Pharmacy Best Practices Integration
2013

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) HQSI

Certificate of Achievement for Outstanding Delivery of Clinical Pharmacy Services and Dedication to Patient-Centered Care and Quality Improvement
2013

National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality

Phase 2 Healthy Weight Collaborative Recognition
2013

APhA Foundation: Project Impact Diabetes Award

2013

Health Care Foundation of New Jersey

Lester Z. Lieberman Humanism in Healthcare Award (Claribel Aviles)
2013

New Jersey Primary Care Association

Community Health Center Champion Award Contribution to Women’s Health Care Award (Dr. Rina Ramirez)
2013

NJ Monthly Magazine, NJ Top Dentists

Dr. Sam Wakim Dr. Kathleen Nordman
2013

NJ Family Magazine

NJ Top Pediatric Dentists Dr. Davia Strachan
2013

Excellence Award

Morris County Chamber of Commerce 2013 Non Profit Excellence Award
2013

Arts Council of the Morris Area

2014 Special Recognition Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts
2012
2012

Give Kids A Smile Pioneer Award 2012

2012

Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services Alliance, US Dept. of Health and Human Services

2012 PSPC Outstanding Performance Award 2012 and 2011 Patient Safety Life Saving Award 2012 Innovator Award 2012 Quality Leadership Award – Mayra Soto 2012 Integrated Medication Management Award – Teresita Lawson 2012 Outstanding Executive Leadership Award – Dr. Rina Ramirez, CMO
2011
2011

National Center for Health in Public Housing

H. Jack Geiger Award for Program Management, 2011
2011

NJ Department of Health

The New Jersey Vaccines for Children Program Barbara Giudici Excellence Award, 2011