The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization that leads large purchasers of health care to initiate breakthrough improvements in the safety, quality, and affordability of health care for Americans. Its analysis of Cooley Dickinson Hospital’s performance resulted in three recent recognitions:
- Leapfrog Top Hospital, one of 92 for 2012. The designation recognizes hospitals that deliver the highest quality care by preventing medical errors, reducing mortality, and reducing admissions to the hospital.
- "A" Hospital Safety Score™, calculated using publicly available data on patient injuries, medical and medication errors, and infections.
- Top 10 percent for Value for the second consecutive year, taking into account the quality of care hospitals provide as well as resource use.
Learn more at leapfroggroup.org.