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Mayo Clinic hospitals continue to score the highest safety marks from the Leapfrog Group, earning "A" grades again this year for patient safety.
Mayo Clinic hospitals across Mayo Clinic scored high marks for safety, earning an "A" grade from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit organization that provides safety ratings. The ratings are intended to help patients choose their preferred health care destinations.
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The Leapfrog Group's Hospital Safety Score is updated and published twice each year. The score is based on 15 measures of publicly available hospital safety data and 12 self-reported survey answers, which are combined to produce a single safety score. A panel of patient safety experts developed the measures for the score.
The Leapfrog Group's survey assesses the status of many hospital practice areas, including:
The Leapfrog Group is one of many groups that recognize Mayo Clinic as a top choice for patients.