Leapfrog Group Announces Top Hospitals and Top Ambulatory Surgery Center Award

Over 100 U.S. hospitals received the Top Hospital Award.

By HFT Staff
December 8, 2022

The Leapfrog Group announced the 2022 recipients of its annual Top Hospital Award and Top Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Award. The selection was based on excellence in upholding quality standards across several areas of patient care. This includes staffing, hand hygiene, infection rates, practices for safer surgery, maternity care and error prevention. 

This year, 115 U.S. hospitals received the Top Hospital Award. California, Florida and North Carolina were the states with the most op hospitals, with 10 or more hospitals in each state receiving the designation. The top hospitals are recognized in four categories: top general hospitals (32 recipients), top rural hospitals (13 recipients), top teaching hospitals (58 recipients), and top children’s hospitals (12 recipients). 

The 12 2022 top ASCs represent six states and 10 specialties: 

  • HHC Hartford Surgery Center, Hartford, Connecticut 
  • Glastonbury Surgery Center, LLC, Glastonbury, Connecticut 
  • Lighthouse Surgery Center, Hartford, Connecticut 
  • Baptist Health Surgery Center at South Miami, Miami, Florida 
  • Baptist Health Surgery Center at Plantation, Plantation, Florida 
  • Baptist Health Endoscopy Center at Coral Springs, Coral Springs, Florida 
  • Baptist Health Surgery Center at Miami Beach,Miami Beach, Florida 
  • Reno Orthopedic Surgery Center, Reno, Nevada 
  • Novant Health Brunswick Endoscopy Center, Brunswick County, North Carolina 
  • Novant Health Ballantyne Outpatient Surgery, Charlotte, North Carolina 
  • St. Luke's Endoscopy Center – Buxmont, Bucks County, Pennsylvania 
  • Knoxville Orthopaedic Surgery Center, Knoxville, Tennessee 

Data from the annual Leapfrog Hospital Survey and Leapfrog ASC Survey were used to identify award winners. 

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