Healthcare News & Insights

Hospital rating systems rarely agree: Do they matter?

Should hospitals really be concerned about where they rank when it comes to rating systems like Consumer Reports or the Leapfrog Group? Based on the results of a recent analysis, the answer may not be as clear cut as you think.

‘Hospital Safety Scores’ updated: What’s your grade?

  Kids who don’t get good grades in school probably aren’t very excited at report card time. The same holds true for hospitals now that the “Hospital Safety Scores” have been updated. When they were originally introduced back in June, hospitals that received grades of “Ds” and “Fs” weren’t identified — no such luck this […] [MORE]