Florida, California, New Jersey and Texas each had 13 or more hospitals on the Leapfrog Group’s 2018 Top Hospitals list, according to an article on the Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare website.
Of the 118 hospitals recognized in 23 states and the District of Columbia, 13 were children’s hospitals, 35 were general hospitals, 53 were teaching hospitals and 17 were rural hospitals, the article said. The states with the most honored healthcare facilities are: Florida (18); California (17); Texas (13); New Jersey (12); and Pennsylvania (8).
Leapfrog compares hospitals’ performance on national standards of patient safety, quality, efficiency and management structures that prevent errors.
Leapfrog’s Top Hospitals are not listed by rank.