Leapfrog Group announces 2018 Top Hospitals

Florida, California, New Jersey and Texas each saw 12 or more hospitals named recipients of The Leapfrog Group's 2018 Top Hospitals award, the organization announced Dec. 4.

Of the 118 Top Hospitals recognized by the organization, 13 were named among The Leapfrog Group's top children's hospitals, 53 were named among the top teaching hospitals and 17 were among the top rural hospitals.

To compile the list, The Leapfrog Group used data gathered through its annual hospital survey, which compares hospitals' performance on national patient safety, quality, efficiency and management standards.

"Leapfrog is proud to recognize the recipients of our most elite award for safety and quality. We're encouraged by the hard work of Top Hospitals, as well as all of the hospitals that compete for this award. Their transparency and determination delivers the best possible care in their communities," said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group.

Here is a state-by-state breakdown of where Leapfrog Group's Top Hospitals are located:

Arizona — 1

California — 17

Colorado — 1

Washington, D.C. — 1

Florida — 18

Georgia — 2

Illinois — 7

Louisiana, 1

Maine — 7

Massachusetts — 4

Michigan — 6

Missouri — 2

Nevada — 3

New Jersey — 12

New York — 1

North Carolina — 2

Ohio — 1

Oregon — 1

Pennsylvania — 8

Rhode Island — 1

Tennessee — 1

Texas — 13

Virginia — 6

Washington — 2

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