Andrew Kuper, founder and CEO of LeapFrog
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Leapfrog's analysis shows the top hospitals have better systems in place to prevent medication errors, higher quality on maternity care and lower infection rates, among other qualities.
Only hospitals that earned an A, the top grade, in the fall 2018 Leapfrog hospital safety grades were eligible for the Top Hospitals award.
Data used to identify hospitals are gathered and publicly reported through the Leapfrog hospital survey, which compares hospitals' performance on national standards of patient safety, quality, efficiency and management structures that prevent errors, providing the most comprehensive picture of how patients fare at individual institutions.View the full article from Lehigh Valley Business at http://www.lvb.com/article/20181205/LVB01/181209946/st-lukes-makes-leapfrogs-top-teaching-hospitals-list.
Hospitals that earn top marks nationally in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, have achieved the highest safety standards in the country, said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group.
To see Ludington Hospitals full grade, and to access consumer-friendly patient tips for staying safe in the hospital, visit www.hospitalsafetygrade.org or follow The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade on Twitter or Facebook.
Spectrum Health exceeds the Leapfrog standards because we work hard to assure a system wide safety culture, said J.
The public can see all of the Leapfrog grades and access consumer-friendly patient tips for staying safe in the hospital at www.hospitalsafetygrade.org.