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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 Nicole Leonard, Press of Atlantic City Only a few New Jersey hospitals are fully meeting maternity and childbirth health-care goals, according to a new national report. The 2018 Maternity Care Report released Tuesday by the Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit patient advocacy group, revealed while a handful of state hospitals excel at reducing […]

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Published by Susan K. Livio on NJ.com. New Jersey hospitals’ longstanding problem of unnecessarily delivering babies by Cesarian-section got worse last year, a practice that puts mothers and their infants at a greater risk of complications, according to a new report released Tuesday. New Jersey, Florida, Kentucky, New York and Texas recorded the highest number of […]

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