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Ten Area Hospitals Receive Quality and Safety Award from GPBCH
Recognized for Leapfrog Hospital Survey and Safety Grade Performance
PHILADELPHIA, PA— (March 3, 2022)— The Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health (GPBCH) today announced ten area hospitals to receive the 2021 GPBCH Hospital Quality & Safety Award at an inaugural virtual event on March 3rd. Hosted by GPBCH and the Health Care Improvement Foundation, this event brings together healthcare leaders and employers to discuss the value of the Leapfrog Hospital Survey and Safety Grade in driving patient safety and to recognize top performing hospitals in the region.

“We are excited to launch this inaugural Hospital Awards Program to thank hospitals in our region for their commitment to transparency and to recognize top-performing hospitals based on their 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Survey and Safety Grade results,” states GPBCH President and CEO Neil Goldfarb. “GPBCH's employer members represent more than 1.5 million lives, and
have made healthcare quality and safety a priority in their benefits plans.”

GPBCH serves as the Leapfrog Regional Leader for southeastern Pennsylvania and Delaware, and also tracks Leapfrog data for southern New Jersey, where the New Jersey Healthcare Quality Institute serves as Leapfrog Regional Leader. Listed below are the hospitals receiving the 2021 GPBCH Hospital Quality & Safety Award.

Bayhealth Hospital, Sussex Campus
Doylestown Hospital
Einstein Medical Center Montgomery
Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill
Inspira Medical Center Vineland
Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital
Jefferson Stratford Hospital
Jefferson Washington Township Hospital
Paoli Hospital
Temple University Hospital - Main Campus

“As Board Chair for GPBCH, I want to thank all of the hospitals that publicly disclose information on their performance on healthcare quality, safety, and cost metrics. This transparency helps employers assess and improve the value of care they are paying for, and supports employees and other community members who are seeking the best possible hospital care for nonemergent conditions,” remarks Marsha Greene-Jones, Deputy Human Resources Director, City of Philadelphia.

To view the full press release, click here.

We would like to thank the organizations that provided remarks during this well-attended program which included: The Leapfrog Group, City of Philadelphia, State of Delaware, Wawa, and the majority of hospitals listed above. This program was recorded and is available to the public. To access the recording, click here.