Leapfrog "Top Hospital" Award
For the fifth consecutive year, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has earned the Top Hospital designation from The Leapfrog Group, which annually recognizes the best hospitals in the nation for providing the safest and highest quality health care services to patients. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is one of only 13 children’s hospitals nationally to receive this honor and was the only children’s hospital in Los Angeles County to earn the top award.
About the Honor
The Leapfrog Hospital Survey is the only national, public comparison of hospitals on key issues, including:
The Thirteen Hospitals
The thirteen children’s hospitals recognized by The Leapfrog Group include:
About the Survey
The Leapfrog Hospital Survey is the gold standard for comparing hospitals’ performance on the national standards of safety, quality and efficiency that are most relevant to consumers and purchasers of care. Hospitals that participate in The Leapfrog Hospital Survey achieve hospital-wide improvements that translate into millions of lives and dollars saved.
About the Sponsoring Organization
The Leapfrog Group uses the collective leverage of large purchasers of health care to initiate breakthrough improvements in the safety, quality and affordability of health care for Americans. The Leapfrog Group was founded in 2000 by the Business Roundtable and is supported by its members, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Commonwealth Fund, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and other sources.