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Health notes: Seven area hospitals receive A safety score from the Leapfrog Group

Baptist Medical Center Beaches, Flagler Hospital, Memorial Hospital, Orange Park Medical Center, St. Vincent's Medical Center Riverside, St. Vincent's Medical Center Southside and the Camden Campus of ... read more

Area hospitals receive ‘A’s for patient safety

Several area hospitals, including Metroplex Hospital in Killeen, Seton Medical Center in Harker Heights and Scott & White Medical Center in Temple, recently received “A” grades for the Leapfrog Group’ ... read more

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

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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

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

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Health Notes: Latest safety grades from the Leapfrog Group give five area hospitals A grades

the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville and Baptist Medical Center Beaches each received A grades for safety in the latest report by The Leapfrog Group, which has been grading hospitals on safety since 2000. ... 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

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

Desert Regional, Eisenhower Medical Center Ranked Among Top Hospitals in County for Patient Safety

The Washington, D.C.-based Leapfrog Group's annual Hospital Safety Score analyzed medical ... whether patients received adequate post-op care, whether staffing levels were appropriate to prevent threa... read more

Two Maine hospitals among top 100 ‘great community hospitals’ in U.S.

Released on July 23, the 100 Great Community Hospitals list recognizes hospitals for their clinical quality, operational excellence, and economic impact on the surrounding area ... received an "A" Hos... read more

Grades up at Central Florida hospitals, new report shows

Thirteen of the area's 23 hospitals earned an "A," up from eight during the last round of grades, which came out in May. In the fourth biannual Hospital Safety Score report, Leapfrog gave five Central ... read more

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