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Leapfrog Top Hospital Awards

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133 hospitals earned the “Straight A” designation. These hospitals have consistently received an A grade for safety since the Hospital Safety Score launched in 2012.

Nearly 69 percent of the hospitals in Maine received an A rating making it the Top State – for the fourth year in a row!

2,530 hospitals participated.  28 measures are used to calculate the grades. The Hospital Safety Scores: 773 earned an A; 724 earned a B; 866 earned a C; 133 earned a D; and 34 earned an F. No hospitals in the District of Columbia, Alaska, North Dakota, New Mexico, Vermont, or Wyoming received an A grade.

Here’s the link to learn more: The Leapfrog Group: Top Hospital Awards

State Total Top Children’s Hospitals Top Rural Hospitals Top Urban Hospitals
AL 1   1  
AZ 2     2
CA 22 2   20
CO 1   1  
FL 4 1 2 1
GA 1   1  
ID 1   1  
IL 5   1 4
KS 1     1
KY 3   2 1
MA 10 1   9
ME 9   9  
MI 4 1 2 1
MO 2     2
NC 1   1  
NJ 5 1   4
NM 2     2
OH 3     3
OR 1     1
PA 1 1    
RI 1     1
SC 1     1
TN 3   2 1
TX 6 2 1 3
VA 1     1
WA 1     1
WI 2   1 1
Totals 94 9 25 60