The latest Hospital Safety Grades reportreleased Tuesday by the Leapfrog Group demonstrates the large differences in patient safety between hospitals, even among those in the same state or region. This puts Maryland near the bottom of Leapfrog's bi-annual state rankings analysis, in which states are ranked according to the percentage of "A" hospitals.
Virginia Mason has earned an A grade 12 consecutive times and is one of only 59 organizations in the United States that has achieved straight-A status in the Leapfrog program.
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Howard County General Hospital: A "This rating is an affirmation of the work we are doing to deliver quality outcomes, patient safety and the best overall experience", Steven C. Snelgrove, president of Howard County General Hospital said.
Since 2012 when the scoring system began, Leapfrog Group says it has seen a 21 percent decline in hospital-acquired conditions, increased adoption and improved functionality of computerized physician order entry systems and millions of averted patient harms.
Hadiya 'love jihad' case
The Kerala State Women's Commission has directed the police to inquite and submit a report on the current condition of Hadiya. Kerala love jihad victim Akhila Ashokan or Hadiya pleads for help in a new video that was released on Thursday. .
Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center: D "We don't believe our grade is a reflection of the care we give at Shady Grove".
In the category of infections for the fall 2017 report, Beaufort Memorial Hospital scored as well as the best hospitals in the country all five areas surveyed, which was one more category than the spring report. Numerous 15 hospitals that received F grades treat a high proportion of low-income patients with complex healthcare needs.
Three area hospitals - Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, Englewood Community Hospital and Sarasota Memorial Hospital - retained their A grades in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade report for fall 2017. Rhode Island had the most dramatic improvement, jumping from 50th in 2012 to number one in the fall of 2017. But the state agency has a full consumer report of all the in hospitals available on its website.
The Blue Ribbon Expert Panel selected 27 measures of publicly available hospital safety data, analyzed the data and determined the weight of each measure based on evidence, opportunity forimprovement and impact. Structural Measures represent the environment in which patients receive care.
After hitting a home run during the second inning, Gurriel squinted his eyes in a way seen as mocking Darvish's Asian heritage. The punishment came a day after Gurriel's actions toward the Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher during Game 3.
And that the Puerto Rican government "waives any claim against contractor related to delayed completion of work ". Speaking to CNN, Cuomo said he could send hundreds of work crews to Puerto Rico to assist with the fix work.
A huge backhand down-the-line finally sealed the break for the American, who earned the golden opportunity to serve for the match. In doing so, she leapfrogged Pliskova in the WTA rankings and picked up her 60th win of a terrific season.
The site notes the Thunder played in Minneapolis on Friday and are due to play the Chicago Bulls at 7pm local time today. The Oklahoma City Thunder saw a unusual sight when their plane arrived at Midway Airport Saturday morning.
Twice, New York gained possession deep in Atlanta territory after recovering a botched exchange between Alex Mack and Matt Ryan . Otherwise, the Falcons were held to 88 yards on 31 carries - an average of just 2.8 yards. "I mean, we're going to handle that".
This is up 40 percent on the same quarter in 2016 and appears to be down to sales of the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus in China . CEO Tim Cook said a year ago that China would be a key to Apple's growth going forward.
Alvin Kamara continued his red-hot rookie campaign with another touchdown, this one coming from eight yards out to make it 7-0. The Saints survived two lost fumbles by Mark Ingram , to extend their win streak to five games, beating the Bears 20-12.
They have 12 points which should see them through, although it is mathematically still possible that they can go out. The central midfielder scored three times in a league campaign in which the club finished in 14th position.
Anyway, we're not happy with today but not completely disappointed either, as our pace isn't bad. He had managed to keep his bike in control despite a front-end slide on turn one going wrong.
Hillary Clinton: Maybe I'll Go As President For Halloween
The storyline has been pushed by President Donald Trump in his many Twitter rants against his former 2016 election rival. During the weekend, the former secretary of state joked the network treated her as if she was running the government.
Utah librarian spotted man sought in 2 deaths
She showed up on the campus, claiming that her husband assaulted her while they camped out near the school. The university sent out an alert telling students to stay inside and all dorms were put on lockdown.
Florida Fires Head Coach Jim McElwain
McElwain led the Gators to an SEC East title in each of his first two seasons, with a 22-12 record including this year. Multiple outlets were reporting earlier on Sunday that McElwain was meeting with Florida officials.
SpaceX launches rocket from Kennedy Space Center
The powerful Falcon Heavy is made up of three Falcon 9 core stages strapped together and a standard second stage. To date, SpaceX has returned and landed a Falcon 9's first stage 19 times on land and at sea.
Kurdish opponents of Barzani report attacks on offices
Al-Abadi went on to say that the central government would provide public security and protect citizens' interests. Armed protesters supporting Barzani stormed parliament as it met on Sunday to approve his resignation.
Nintendo Switch may need just one year to beat Wii U
Between April and September, Nintendo launched several titles for Switch such as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and popular title Splatoon2. In addition to selling over 7.63 million consoles, Nintendo have also revealed that 27.48 million Switch games have been sold.
76ers' rookie Fultz (shoulder) out indefinitely
Philadelphia felt Fultz , with his outside shooting ability, was the flawless player to pair with Simons in the backcourt. The Sixers initially announced Wednesday he would miss three games and be reevaluated this coming Tuesday.
WhatsApp might've revealed its next major new feature
Just a few months ago, The Facebook-owned app introduced the colourful status feature, (much like Instagram and Snapchat stories). WhatsApp says its new feature is "a simple and secure way to let people know where you are".
Weather: Heavy Rain & Gusty Wind for Sunday
High pressure will settle in for Halloween Tuesday allowing the breezes to slowly back down and making for mostly sunny skies. Heavy rain will move into New England as the low passes right overhead from south to north tonight through Monday morning.
Man wanted for murder, rape of 13-month-old in custody
Josh Gurto had been dating Sereniti's 22 year old mother Kelsie Blankenship just on three months when her daughter died. Over the last several days, Gurto has been spotted outside of Pittsburgh Wednesday night, police sources told News 5.