Of the 67 Garden State hospitals included in the fall 2018 report, 38 (or almost 57 percent) received an A rating, 16 more than notched the top score in the spring report, Leapfrog said.
For the second time this year, Fort Washington Medical Center (FWMC) receives recognition for its ability to prevent accidents, errors, injuries, and infections. Almost three-fourths scored an A or a B, which was better than the national average. Across the country slightly more than half received an A or a B.
"University Hospital knows that patient trust is built upon the quality and safety of care we provide". They are the nation's only expert peer-reviewed rating system focused entirely on hospital patient safety.
Of more than 2,600 hospitals graded nationwide, 32 percent earned an "A", 24 percent earned a "B", 37 percent a "C", 6 percent a "D" and just under 1 percent an "F". Five hospitals went down in grade.
Highlights from the Leapfrog Grades for New Jersey include: 38 hospitals, or 56.7 percent, received an A grade; 16 hospitals, or 23.9 percent, got a B; 11 C hospitals, or 16.4 percent, got a C; one hospital received a D and another an F. But some data on hospital-acquired conditions patient safety indicators cover incidents between 2015 and 2017. This information is also used within Catholic Health to continuously monitor and improve quality outcomes throughout its hospitals. In the spring 2018 report, Hawaii ranked first for having the most hospitals with "A" grades. WakeMed Cary was worse than the national average in blood infection rates, one of the key measures recommended by Leapfrog.
Swedish Medical Center offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in almost every medical specialty including adult and pediatric emergency, heart care, neurology/neurosurgery, pregnancy and childbirth, orthopedics and joint replacement, cancer care, gastroenterology and liver care, gynecology and urology.
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"Patient safety is our highest priority at Swedish", said Richard Hammett, president and CEO of Swedish Medical Center. Since last summer, his department has been working closely with University Hospital to address a number of quality and financial challenges and is leading an infection-control campaign to assess practices at a handful of long-term pediatric facilities, two of which have been struck with a viral outbreak that killed 10 highly vulnerable patients.
In the spring, the hospital received a C, and at the time, Thomas Owens, president of Duke University and the senior vice president of the Duke University Health System, told The News & Observer the data in the report was three years old and didn't reflect Duke's safety today. Owens also vowed to improve the hospital's score.
Other Triangle hospitals that got As in the fall ranking are: UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, UNC Rex in Raleigh, WakeMed Raleigh, Duke Raleigh and Duke Regional in Durham. Independent nonprofit, The Leapfrog Group, administers the scoring. For the fall 2018 rating, Leapfrog scored hospitals for their use of the Bar Code Medication Administration, which is created to reduce the risk of giving patients the wrong drugs.
"We answered questions incorrectly regarding our hand hygiene education programs and our medication administration scanning technology", Gupta said. Visitors can also compile lists of all hospitals assessed in a state.
Huron-Valley and Harper-Hutzel Hospital are part of an elite group of hospitals in MI and across the country to earn Leapfrog's top A score.
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