The Leapfrog Group’s annual list of Top Hospitals was announced today in Baltimore, Maryland and included Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro, MA. The announcement came at Leapfrog’s Annual Meeting, focusing on transparency as the key to improved hospital safety, and Top Hospital Awards.
“Leapfrog holds hospitals to the highest standards on behalf of our purchaser members and their employees. By achieving the Top Hospital accolade, Sturdy Memorial has demonstrated exemplary performance across all areas of quality and patient safety that are analyzed on the Leapfrog Hospital Survey. This hospital stands out as one consistently providing safe, high quality care, and I would be comfortable sending my family to Sturdy Memorial for care,” said Leah Binder, President & CEO of The Leapfrog Group.
“Everyone at Sturdy – including physicians, nurses, other clinicians, and the entire leadership team – is deeply committed to providing safe, optimum quality care to the people we serve,” said Linda Shyavitz, President & CEO of Sturdy. “It’s wonderful to be recognized by The Leapfrog Group.”
Sturdy Memorial was selected as a Top Hospital out of nearly 1,200 hospitals participating in The Leapfrog Group’s annual survey. Hospitals reaching this achievement include academic medical centers, teaching hospitals, children’s hospitals, and community hospitals in rural, suburban and urban settings. The selection is based on the results of the Leapfrog Group’s annual hospital survey, which measures hospitals’ performance on patient safety and quality, focusing on three critical
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