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2014-06-30 23:08:25

Two QHR client hospitals recently received an "A" from The Leapfrog Group's 2014 Hospital Safety Score including, Kadlec Regional Medical Center (Richland, WA) and Cary Medical Center (Caribou, ME). Brentwood, Tenn. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Two QHR client hospitals recently received an "A" from The Leapfrog Group's 2014 Hospital Safety Score including, Kadlec Regional Medical Center (Richland, WA) and Cary Medical Center (Caribou, ME). The annual Leapfrog Hospital...

2014-06-27 08:25:38

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog), a national nonprofit organization advocating for improvements in patient safety and hospital transparency, has announced the election of two new members to its Board of Directors. Linda Schwimmer, vice president of the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, and David Hopkins, senior advisor for the Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH), join the board effective immediately, bringing the total...

2014-05-09 23:00:49

Grade of “B” is second highest rating from The Leapfrog Group. Score reflects commitment to protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. Bayonne, NJ (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 CarePoint Health is pleased to announce that the latest Hospital Safety Score honored Bayonne Medical Center with a grade of “B” for patient safety. The Hospital Safety Score, designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections, is compiled...

2014-05-08 23:02:51

Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center receive “A” ratings. Grade reflects how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 CarePoint Health is pleased to announce that the latest Hospital Safety Score honored Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center with an “A” – its top grade in patient safety. The Hospital Safety Score, designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients...

2014-05-07 12:30:58

Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital receive "A" letter grades CHICAGO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Medicine(®) has been recognized for its high level of patient safety, receiving an "A" letter grade in the spring 2014 Hospital Safety Score from The Leapfrog Group for both Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital. An "A" letter grade is the highest score possible assigned by the nonprofit patient...

2014-04-29 12:34:01

OAKLAND, Calif., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly all Kaiser Permanente medical centers (pdf) included in The Leapfrog Group's biannual Hospital Safety Score report received an "A" grade, demonstrating once again that keeping patients safe is among the organization's top priorities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Of the 37 Kaiser Permanente medical centers included in this week's report, 35 received "A" grades for patient safety, and the other two received "B"...

2014-04-29 12:32:50

AWARDED AN "A" IN SPRING 2014 HOSPITAL SAFETY SCORE TEANECK, N.J., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center was honored with an "A" grade from The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog), in its Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation's leading experts on patient safety and is administered by Leapfrog, an independent industry...

2014-04-29 08:36:32

Nationally Recognized Institutions Among the Poor Performers WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research reveals that one in 25 patients acquire an infection in the hospital - it's one reason more than 1,000 people die each day from preventable medical errors. In fact, medical errors remain the third leading cause of death in the United States. According to newly released data, despite progress, even some premier medical institutions are falling behind when it comes to patient...

2014-03-03 08:31:11

The Leapfrog Group Cautions Against Babies Being Born Too Soon, Hits National Target WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The national rate of maternal early elective deliveries dropped for the third year in a row, with the national average for the first time hitting the target rate of less than five percent, announced nonprofit hospital quality watchdog The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog). Leah Binder, president and CEO of Leapfrog, will release the new data at the...


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