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Seven Area Hospitals Recognized with Leapfrog Top Hospital Award
The Leapfrog Group has recognized seven hospitals in Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey for its 2021 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award. The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit watchdog organization that rates hospitals on how well they protect patients from errors and infections, as well as the effectiveness of procedures and other care they provide. A total of 149 hospitals were selected as Top Hospitals, including: 8 Top Children’s Hospitals, 46 Top General Hospitals, 23 Top Rural Hospitals and 72 Top Teaching Hospitals.

GPBCH is the Leapfrog Regional Leader for Southeastern Pennsylvania. The New Jersey Healthcare Quality Institute is the Leapfrog Regional Leader for New Jersey. We congratulate the following hospitals in our region on receiving this award.

Southeastern Pennsylvania Hospitals:
Jefferson Bucks
Paoli Hospital
Temple University Hospital - Main Campus

Southern New Jersey Hospitals:
Deborah Heart and Lung Center
Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill
Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital
Jefferson Stratford Hospital
Virtua Voorhees Hospital

The Top Hospital award is given to teaching, general, rural and children's hospitals that publicly report their performance through the Leapfrog Hospital Survey and meet the high standards defined in the Top Hospitals Methodology. This includes infection rates, maternity care and a hospital’s ability to prevent medication errors, among other standards. To see the full national list of institutions honored as 2021 Top Hospitals, please visit https://www.leapfroggroup.org/news-events/leapfrog-announces-2021-top-hospitals-united-states.