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Recognitions from The Leapfrog Group

Top Hospital
2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center was recognized in 2012 as one of the nation's top hospitals by The Leapfrog Group, the sixth time in seven years BIDMC has been honored. The selection is based on the results of The Leapfrog Group's national survey that measures hospitals' performance in crucial areas of patient safety and quality. As a 2012 Top Hospital, BIDMC met standards for safe, high quality care in preventing medication errors; intensive care unit physician staffing; high-risk surgeries and procedures; and a value score of 69 or better as calculated through Leapfrog's Hospital Recognition Program, which combines quality and resource use. BIDMC tallied a score of 88, placing it in the top 10 percent of 1,066 ranked hospitals across 43 states nationally.

The Leapfrog Group is a coalition of public and private purchasers of employee health coverage founded a decade ago to work for improvements in health care safety, quality and affordability.

Click here to view BIDMC hospital survey results on Leapfrog Group website.

"Hospital Safety Score"
2012

BIDMC has earned an "A" for safety in the first Hospital Safety Score ratings published by the Leapfrog Group, a set of 26 standards used to evaluate process and outcomes in the nation's hospitals. The ranking comes on top of BIDMC's December 2011 designation as one the nation's 65 top hospitals by the Leapfrog Group, the 5th time in six years it was honored based on results of a survey focusing on patient safety and quality.

Click here to visit the Leapfrog Group website for more information on hospital safety scores.


For more on BIDMC's recent accomplishment, visit our Awards and Honors page.