Leading the health care industry’s expansion beyond hospitals and into communities, Meridian Health is focused on the belief that life should not only be longer, but dynamic and fulfilling. That is why we have made it our mission to foster healthier, happier, and more rewarding lives for our friends, our parents, our children, and our grandchildren. It is what we mean when we say, “We are Taking Care of New Jersey.”
Who We Are
Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization in New Jersey, comprised of Jersey Shore University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital in Neptune, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, and Meridian Partner Companies that include home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, ambulatory care, ambulance services, and outpatient centers.
Meridian Health has consistently been rated among the top performing health systems in New Jersey for clinical quality, is one of the FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For", and is the recipient of numerous state and national recognitions for patient care and nursing excellence, including the distinction of being the first health system in the country to receive Magnet designation for nursing.
Meridian Health is the largest employer in Monmouth and Ocean counties, with nearly 13,000 team members and more than 100 convenient locations.
Meridian is affiliated with more than 2,100 physicians, offers 1,800 acute hospital beds, and serves more than 68,000 annual inpatient admissions and 260,000 emergency department visits.
Meridian Health is committed to improving the health and well-being of the residents of New Jersey by providing the highest quality, patient centered health care services delivered in hospital, community, and in-home settings, and to advancing medicine through clinical education and research.
We foster a culture of excellence within a collaborative environment. We actively seek innovative solutions, technologies and partnerships to support sustainable financial growth and to ensure the communities we serve have access to a comprehensive continuum of integrated services that meet their present and future health care needs.
To be the recognized leader in improving the health of populations served by consistently delivering a high quality, cost efficient patient experience.