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The Leapfrog Group Releases Its 2009 Top Hospitals List
Date:12/4/2009

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While Congress debates whether health care reform would control health care costs, Leapfrog's purchaser members point to 45 hospitals that lead through example -- delivering the best quality care in the nation while attaining the highest levels of efficiency. Thirty-four urban, eight children's and three rural hospitals have been named 2009 Leapfrog Top Hospitals, based on results from The Leapfrog Hospital Survey.

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New this year, Leapfrog recognizes a new category: Top Rural Hospitals. The award winners in are located in Georgia and Maine:

  • Polk Medical Center; Cedartown GA
  • Stephens Memorial Hospital; Norway ME
  • Waldo County General Hospital; Belfast ME

This year's top urban hospitals are located in 13 states - Arizona, California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Washington:

  • Mayo Clinic Hospital; Phoenix AZ
  • California Pacific Medical Center - Davies Campus; San Francisco CA
  • California Pacific Medical Center - California Campus; San Francisco CA
  • California Pacific Medical Center - Pacific Campus; San Francisco CA
  • Kaiser Permanente Anaheim Medical Center; Anaheim CA
  • Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center; Baldwin Park CA
  • Kaiser Permanente Bellflower/Downey Medical Center; Bellflower CA
  • Kaiser Permanente Hayward Hospital; Hayward CA
  • Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Hospital; Sacramento CA
  • Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Hospital; Sacramento CA
  • Stanford Hospital & Clinics; Stanford CA
  • University of California Davis Medical Center; Sacramento CA
  • NorthShore University HealthSystem's Hi
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