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Oro Valley Hospital is rated A for safety

One Tucson-area hospital received ... hopes the scores will result in improved hospital safety in the community. Aldrich noted that unlike many companies that produce national health-care and hospital ... read more

New Consumer Reports ranks surgical safety, including area hospitals

In a field where the highest-ranked hospital in the country received a safety score of 74 ... a consortium of seven area hospitals, said officials there had not seen the report and therefore could not ... read more

New grades released: Most South Florida hospitals maintain safety level

according to the newest Hospital Safety Score card released Tuesday by the health care watchdog organization, The Leapfrog Group. Of the 47 area medical facilities rated, 32 kept the same letter grade... read more

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Upcoming Changes to the U.S. News Patient Safety Score

Their data suggested that hospitals that diligently monitored patients for these potentially dangerous blood clots were more likely to diagnosis them and consequently more likely to receive poor score... read more

Regional hospitals score well in safety ratings

Around the region, five hospitals earned A’s and one a B in the national safety grade ratings from the Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization ... Union County have all s... read more

Update: New Jersey hospitals slip in latest safety evaluation, but changing criteria play a role

(Editor's note: This report was updated ... from the Northeast Business Group on Health and AtlantiCare.) New Jersey has one “D”-rated and one “F”-rated hospital in the latest Leapfrog hospital safety ... read more

Community Hospitals Link Arms With Prestigious Facilities To Raise Their Profiles

Bryan Mills, chief executive of Community Health Network, was unhappy with his oncology service. Specialists at the Indianapolis-area hospitals ... Leapfrog Group, a Washington-based patient ... read more

CEO: RMC creating ‘culture of safety; improvements began before hospital’s failing grade

The Regional Medical Center received a failing safety ... hospital in the spring of 2015. The last seven grades the hospital received have been three Cs and four Ds. The Leapfrog Group was created in ... read more

Hidden hospital dangers: Experts track errors that can be fatal or make patients sicker

“We define safety as ‘freedom from harm.’ ” Following the work of the panel, the Leapfrog Group began ... Saratoga Hospital ranks among the state’s seven highest-graded hospitals and is the only one i... read more

Business Notes for the week of Dec. 3

The restaurant is open seven days ... an A grade in hospital safety by The Leapfrog Group. Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center in Portsmouth received a B grade. The Leapfrog Group is a national organi... read more

Few area hospitals get top safety grades in new report

Orlando Regional Medical Center got a C for safety, and Florida Hospital, in downtown, a B, according to the report from the Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit ... Orlando Regional Medical Center re... read more

2 Philly Hospitals Get Top Safety Grades, Report Reveals

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)–Two Philadelphia hospitals get top safety ... Leapfrog Group evaluated level one trauma centers. The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson University Hospi... read more

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