National Center for Quality Assurance

Patient-Centered Medical Home Level 3 (highest level possible) for all eligible sites, 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

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

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)

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 Jersey Magazine

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

National Rural Health Day

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

BD Award for Innovation in Diabetes Care

($100,000 prize)

American Pharmacists Association

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

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

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

National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality

Phase 2 Healthy Weight Collaborative Recognition

APhA Foundation: Project Impact Diabetes Award

Health Care Foundation of New Jersey

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

New Jersey Primary Care Association

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

NJ Monthly Magazine, NJ Top Dentists

Dr. Sam Wakim

Dr. Kathleen Nordman

NJ Family Magazine

NJ Top Pediatric Dentists

Dr. Davia Strachan

Excellence Award

Morris County Chamber of Commerce 2013 Non Profit Excellence Award

Arts Council of the Morris Area

2014 Special Recognition Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts

Give Kids A Smile Pioneer Award 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

National Center for Health in Public Housing

H. Jack Geiger Award for Program Management, 2011

New Jersey Department of Health

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