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White Memorial noted as one of the safest hospitals in the United States according to Leapfrog

Awards & Recognition

Patient safety organization The Leapfrog Group has published its newest results for hospital safety scores, and we have the list of the 782 safest U.S. hospitals that earned the top score of 'A.'

This year, Leapfrog scored 2,523 hospitals, and only 30 percent of them walked away with an 'A' in safety. Fewer hospitals earned Fs (20 compared to 26 in 2014), but fewer hospitals also earned As this time around.

And as Leapfrog CEO Leah Binder pointed out, there's still serious work to be done on hospital safety. With an estimated 400,000 deaths due to medical mistakes each year, a staggering 40 percent of hospitals still earned a C, D or F grade. "There is absolutely room for improvement," said Binder, in a statement. 

You can read the entire article and view the full list here.