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Published in Philadelphia Business Journal.com The number of area hospitals reporting safety and outcome data to the Leapfrog Group continued to climb last year to a new record level. Thirty hospitals — out of a possible 55 — in southeastern Pennsylvania and Delaware submitted survey data, according to the Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition of Health. The […]

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Published on TAP into Bayonne Online BAYONNE, NJ – Bayonne Medical Center was recognized by the New Jersey Healthcare Quality Institute (NJHCQI) during their Quarterly Quality Breakfast on Tuesday. The NJHCQI’s quarterly breakfast included an interactive forum and touched on multiple topics including the 2018 performance metrics for The Leapfrog Group’s Top Hospital Ratings, as well as […]

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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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