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Top Hospitals

The Leapfrog Top Hospital award is given annually to the highest performing hospitals on the Leapfrog Hospital Survey.  The award is not given to a set number of hospitals, but rather, to all urban, rural, and children's hospitals that meet the high standards defined in each year's Top Hospitals Methodology, which is updated annually.  For a full list of each year's Top Hospitals, please see below.


Official Announcement: The Leapfrog Group Announces 2013 Top Hospitals

Washington, D.C., December 3, 2013 —The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog) announced its list of Top Hospitals at its Annual Meeting today, highlighting the diversity of hospitals represented nationwide. Widely cited as the nation’s most competitive hospital quality award, the Top Hospitals designation recognizes hospitals that deliver the highest quality care by preventing medical errors, reducing mortality for high-risk procedures like heart bypass surgery, and reducing readmissions for patients being treated for conditions like pneumonia and heart attack.   Continue reading...

2013 Top Hospitals Methodology

Comparison of Top Hospitals & the Hospital Safety Score

Historical list of Top Hospitals