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Leapfrog announces hospital safety grades; how did hospitals in Northwest New Jersey fare?

The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit representing the nation’s largest and most influential employers and purchasers of health care, released Wednesday the new spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. In conjunction, The Leapfrog Group contracted with the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality to update its estimate of deaths due to errors, accidents, injuries and infections at “A”, “B”, “C”, “D” and “F” hospitals.

Here is a list of the hospitals in Northwest New Jersey:

Hospitals that earned an A

Chilton Medical Center, Pompton Plains

Morristown Medical Center

Newton Medical Center

Saint Clare’s Hospital of Denville

Saint Clare’s Hospital of Dover

St. Luke’s Warren Campus, Phillipsburg

Hospitals that earned a B:

Hackettstown Medical Center

Overlook Medical Center, Summit

Hospitals that earned a C:

Hunterdon Medical Center, Flemington

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