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Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus recognized as top children’s hospital by Leapfrog Group

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus recognized as top children’s hospital by Leapfrog Group

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Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus has been recognized as a Top Children’s Hospital by the Leapfrog Group for the second consecutive year. The Leapfrog Group is an organization that provides the only national, public comparison of hospitals across safety, quality and efficiency dimensions. Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is honored among an elite group of only nine children’s hospitals selected out of more than 1,400 rural, urban and children’s hospitals surveyed, and the only children’s hospital in Houston to be recognized with this prestigious distinction. For more information about Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, visit texaschildrens.org/westcampus.

“We are honored to again be recognized as a top performing children’s hospital,” said Michelle Riley-Brown, president of Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus. “Our physicians, nurses and employees continuously strive to provide high quality care for our patients and families while keeping their safety our top priority.”

This year’s list includes 60 Top Rural Hospitals, 25 Top Urban Hospitals and nine Top Children’s Hospitals. To be selected as a Top Hospital, organizations must meet or exceed Leapfrog criteria in three critical areas of hospital care: how patients fare, resource use and management structures in place to prevent errors.

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