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Published on AJMC.com With healthcare in the spotlight after this week’s midterm elections, there are a number of things elected officials can do to encourage hospital safety, said the head of the Leapfrog Group as it released its fall 2018 rankings of Hospital Safety Grades. The ratings, released Thursday, assessed more than 2600 hospitals across […]

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Published on NJBiz.com New Jersey led the nation with the highest percentage of hospitals with an A grade in the latest fall Leapfrog Hospital SafetyGrade released Thursday. Additionally, the state also had the highest rate of participation in the survey with more than 50 hospitals having responded. More than 56 percent, or 38 of the participating […]

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Published on ROI.com More than half of New Jersey’s 67 participating hospitals received A grades for safety in the latest Leapfrog Group report for Fall 2018. The biannual report tracks how well hospitals do, following metrics for safety by the Leapfrog Group. The report judges the hospital on procedures, ranging from surgical to giving out the right […]

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Published by APP.com New Jersey’s hospitals have cut down on avoidable errors, accidents and injuries, making them the safest in the nation, a report released Thursday by an influential watchdog group said. Nearly 57 percent of New Jersey hospitals received an A grade for the fall, The Leapfrog Group said, compared with 34 percent who received the top […]

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Published by NJSpotlight.com More than three-dozen New Jersey hospitals received the top rating in the latest semiannual Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades report, released early today, giving the Garden State the highest percentage of “A” ratings nationwide and sparking praise from a number of healthcare quality experts. All but five Garden State hospitals rated in the survey […]

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Published by Michael L. Diamond of the Asbury Park Press Monmouth Medical Center received an A grade from a hospital safety watchdog group, marking the seventh consecutive report card that the Long Branch hospital has aced. It was one of four hospitals at the Jersey Shore that received the top mark from The Leapfrog Group, a […]

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Published by Vince Calio on NJBIZ. University Hospital in Newark was given an “F” grade for its safety conditions – the lowest possible grade – in The Leapfrog Group’s biannual hospital safety ratings. It is the first time in three years a New Jersey hospital has received an “F” grade. In all, 22 hospitals earned “A” grades, […]

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Published by Susan K. Livio on NJ.com. Fewer hospitals in New Jersey earned an “A” for patient safety in the latest national report card released Tuesday. That drove New Jersey’s national rank down from 11th to 17th best for the strategies they used to prevent infections, falls and other harmful mistakes, according to the report.  Just […]

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Published by Susan K. Livio on NJ.com. Nearly half of New Jersey’s hospitals earned an “A” in an October 2017 national safety report measuring how effective nurses, doctors and other medical staff are in preventing infections, falls and mistakes than often make patients sicker than they arrived. New Jersey ranks 11th best in the nation […]

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