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Seven local hospitals score 'A' ranking in safety report

Seven hospitals ... A rating from the Leapfrog Group, that the efforts of all our colleagues, physicians and health care partners are making a positive impact in the safety of our patients." To view a ... read more

SC hospitals getting safer, but only one in Midlands saw improvement, report says

Additionally, just one Columbia or Lexington-area hospital received an A grade for safety scores in a biannual ranking by Leapfrog, an organization that aims for transparency in the U.S. health system ... read more

Which are the safest hospitals in the Philadelphia area? New letter grades offer some clues.

Should the hospital be downgraded for a higher readmission rate? The nonprofit Leapfrog Group has been rating hospitals for years, distilling dozens of patient-safety ... of health care. This month, ... read more

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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


Reading Hospital, Penn State Health St. Joseph receive top grade for patient safety

Berks County's two hospitals ... received A grades for patient safety, according to a report released Thursday from The Leapfrog Group. Reading Hospital and Penn State Health St. Joseph were among the ... read more

From objects being left in patients to preventable deaths, see Tampa Bay area hospitals' safety grades

Objects left in patients, infections spreading and communications within the staff — Tampa Bay area hospitals received mixed reviews of their safety performance on these topics. Washington, D.C.-based ... read more

NJ ranks No. 1 in latest Leapfrog hospital safety scores

New Jersey took the No. 1 spot in the country in hospital safety ... Sixty-seven hospitals were graded. New Jersey ranked 17th in the spring report. Shore Medical Center in Somers Point received its ... read more

Lee Health earns 'A' for patient safety, NCH Healthcare System receives 'B' grade

Lee Health earns 'A' for patient safety, NCH Healthcare System receives 'B' grade Here's a breakdown of patient safety grades for hospitals in Lee, Collier and Charlotte, according to the national ... read more

5 Chicago hospitals earn D grades for patient safety in new report, Northwestern slips to a B

No Illinois hospital earned an F grade this year — an improvement over last fall when two Illinois hospitals received Fs, according to the nonprofit Leapfrog Group. The five Chicago hospitals that ... read more

Two Triangle hospitals downgraded for safety lapses

The B grade went to WakeMed Health & Hospitals flagship facility in Raleigh. The Leapfrog Group, a Washington ... every Triangle hospital received a top score for hand washing, including the two ... read more

Only one Triangle hospital earns top score in federal ranking

Rex’s rating from Medicare’s Hospital Compare is consistent with an A grade it received in October from The Leapfrog Group, a Washington nonprofit that assesses hospital on 27 measures of safety ... ... read more



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