Eight Nagashima hospitals awarded top rating for patient safety, according to Leapfrog Hospital Spring 2023 Class Published Wednesday, May 3rd.

The Leapfrog Group evaluated and scored nearly 3,000 acute care hospitals nationwide using 30 evidence-based patient safety measures. Score reports are issued twice a year.

The perfect grade hospitals are:

  • huntington hospital
  • Mather Hospital
  • North Shore University Hospital
  • Peconic Bay Medical Center
  • South Bank University Hospital
  • Syosset Hospital
  • St. Francis Hospital and Heart Center
  • NYU Langone Hospital – Long Island

The national nonprofit began the Safety Ratings program in 2012 after a study concluded 200,000 patients die each year from preventable errors in hospitals.

It is designed to provide consumers with information about their likelihood of encountering an accident, injury, error or harm while they are in a local hospital.

Fewer than 20 New York State hospitals have received an “A” rating from The Leapfrog Group.

To view a complete list of hospital ratings, click here.

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