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Eight Hackensack Meridian Health Hospitals Awarded ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade from Leapfrog Group for Fall 2022

Bayshore Medical CenterHackensack University Medical CenterJersey Shore University Medical CenterPalisades Medical CenterPascack Valley Medical CenterRaritan Bay Medical CenterRiverview Medical Center

What You Need to Know

Eight of Hackensack Meridian Health‘s network hospitals received an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group.

HMH hospitals make up over 25% of all New Jersey hospitals receiving an ‘A’ grade for Fall 2022. This national distinction celebrates achievements in protecting hospital patients from preventable harm and errors.

The following Hackensack Meridian Health hospitals have received “A” grades for spring 2022: Bayshore Medical Center, Hackensack University Medical Center, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Old Bridge Medical Center, Palisades Medical Center, Pascack Valley Medical Center, Raritan Bay Medical Center and Riverview Medical Center.

About the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization, assigns an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D,” or “F” grade to general hospitals across the country based on over 30 national performance measures reflecting errors, accidents, injuries and infections, as well as systems hospitals have in place to prevent harm. 

The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is the only hospital ratings program based exclusively on hospital prevention of medical errors and harms to patients. The grading system is peer-reviewed, fully transparent and free to the public. Grades are updated twice annually, in the fall and spring. 

View each hospital’s full grade details at