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Boston Medical Center awarded elite distinction as a 2012 Leapfrog Top Hospital
Date:12/5/2012

V. Hospitals eligible for a Hospital Safety ScoreSM must receive an A on the letter grades publicly reported at the time of the Top Hospital public announcement

The Hospital Safety Score grades hospitals on how safe they are for patients. Each A, B, C, D or F score comes from expert analysis of publicly available data consumers can now use to protect their families from harm or death during a hospital stay. Some hospitals are exempted from receiving a Hospital Safety Score, including specialty hospitals like children's or surgical, Critical Access Hospitals, and hospitals in the state of Maryland. Hospitals that are eligible for a score, which includes general acute care hospitals in all other states, must receive an A on the Hospital Safety Score in order to qualify for Top Hospitals.


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Contact: Gina DiGravio
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Boston University Medical Center
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