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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. 

The 2015 Leapfrog Top Hospitals will be announced on December 2nd.



Official Announcement: The Leapfrog Group Announces 2014 Top Hospitals

Washington, D.C., December 2, 2014The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog) will announce its annual list of Top Hospitals today, an elite distinction widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive awards a United States hospital can receive. The award recognizes hospitals that exhibit excellence through the annual Leapfrog Hospital Survey in a combination of safety, quality and resource use standards set by Leapfrog, a nonprofit organization representing large purchasers of healthcare advocating for improvement in hospital care.  Continue reading...

2014 Top Hospitals

Top Hospitals
Mayo Clinic Hospital, Phoenix (AZ)
Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center (AZ)
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center Alta Bates Campus  (CA)
California Pacific Medical Center - Pacific Campus  (CA)
California Pacific Medical Center California Campus  (CA)
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian  (CA)
Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco  (CA)
Kaiser Permanente Vacaville  (CA)
Kaiser Permanente San Francisco  (CA)
Kaiser Permanente Anaheim  (CA)
Kaiser Permanente Fontana Medical Center  (CA)
Kaiser Permanente Foundation, Downey Medical Center (CA)
Kaiser Permanente Harbor City Medical Center (CA)
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center (CA)
Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center (CA)
Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center (CA)
Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center (CA)
Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills Medical Center (CA)
St. Luke’s Hospital Of San Francisco (CA)
Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center of Santa Cruz (CA)
UC San Diego Health System, Hillcrest (CA)
University of California Davis Medical Center (CA)
Baptist Health South Florida Homestead Hospital (FL)
Loyola University Medical Center (IL)
Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital (IL)
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital (IL)
OSF St. Joseph Medical Center (IL)
Kansas Surgery and Recovery Center (KS)
King’s Daughters Medical Center (KY)
Carney Hospital (MA)
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (MA)
Fairview Hospital (MA)
Harrington Memorial Hospital (MA)
Holyoke Medical Center (MA)
Massachusetts Eye and Ear (MA)
Milford Regional Medical Center (MA)
Morton Hospital (MA)
Nashoba Valley Medical Center, A Steward Family Hospital (MA)
Mercy Health Saint Mary’s (MI)
Mercy Hospital Washington (MO)
Research Medical Center (MO)
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (NJ)
Hoboken University Medical Center (NJ)
Saint Barnabas Medical Center (NJ)
Virtua Voorhees Hospital(NJ)
Presbyterian Hospital (NM)
Presbyterian Rust Medical Center (NM)
Dublin Methodist Hospital (OH)
Grady Memorial Hospital (OH)
Mount Carmel New Albany Surgical Hospital (OH)
Providence Portland Medical Center (OR)
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island (RI)
Anmed Health Women’s And Children’s Hospital (SC)
Tristar Centennial Medical Center (TN)
Baylor Medical Center at Uptown (TX)
Metroplex Hospital (TX)
Mother Frances Hospital Regional Health Care Center (TX)
Sentara Princess Anne Hospital (VA)
Virginia Mason Hospital (WA)
St. Vincent Hospital Of Green Bay (WI)

Top Rural Hospitals
South Baldwin Regional Medical Center (AL)
St. Anthony Summit Medical Center (CO)
Baptist Health South Florida Mariners Hospital (FL)
Florida Hospital Wauchula (FL)
Colquitt Regional Medical Center (GA)
Madison Memorial Hospital (ID)
OSF Saint James – John W. Albrecht Medical Center (IL)
Frankfort Regional Medical Center (KY)
Manchester Memorial Hospital (KY)
Blue Hill Memorial Hospital (ME)
Calais Regional Hospital (ME)
Charles A. Dean Memorial Hospital (ME)
Houlton Regional Hospital (ME)
Inland Hospital (ME)
LincolnHealth (ME)
Pen Bay Medical Center (ME)
Sebasticook Valley Health (ME)
Stephens Memorial Hospital (ME)
OSF St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group (MI)
Spectrum Health Kelsey Hospital (MI)
Northern Hospital of Surry County (NC)
Bolivar General Hospital (TN)
Camden General Hospital (TN)
Rollins Brook Community Hospital (TX)
Beaver Dam Community Hospitals, Inc. (WI)

Top Children's Hospitals
CHOC Children’s (CA)
Miller Children’s Hospital (CA)
Nemours Children’s Hospital, Orlando (FL)
Boston Children’s Hospital (MA)
Children’s Hospital of Michigan - Detroit Medical Center (DMC) (MI)
Children’s Specialized Hospital (NJ)
St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children (PA)
Children’s Health Children’s Medical Center Plano (TX)
Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus (TX)

2014 Top Hospital Methodology

Comparison of Top Hospitals & the Hospital Safety Score

Historical list of Top Hospitals