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Maryland Hospital Fall Report Cards: Find Out Which Ones Made the Honor Roll

Why is it that we can invest so much time in minor online purchases, yet rarely give a thought to the hospital we trust for our well-being and that of our loved ones? In certain situations, the closest hospital is the probably the only option. The rest of the time, we have a choice. It begs the question: Do you know the best hospitals in your area?

Each year, the nonprofit organization known as The Leapfrog Group assigns patient safety ratings to hospitals around the country, to help make hospital practices more transparent to the public. In a country where medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death and leads to over 250,000 fatalities every year, this type of research is critical to help prevent further patient injuries – and draw attention to troubling patterns of medical error.

The Leapfrog Group is a great resource for a quick comparison of local hospitals. They have been analyzing data on hospitals for the past 20 years, to determine who does the best job in terms of

  • Safety
  • Quality
  • Resource Use

Here are the Maryland Hospitals that received The Leapfrog Group’s highest grade.

A grade

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One hospital received The Leapfrog Group’s lowest grade for Maryland hospitals.

D grade

University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center, Upper Marlboro,

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If you would like more information on how The Leapfrog Group calculates its rankings, click here.

At Brown & Barron, we represent the most vulnerable members of our society: children, the elderly, and anyone who has been injured by the negligence of others. Our mission is not only to get justice for those who have been harmed, but also to serve as a community guardian to encourage and enforce the high standards of healthcare that our neighbors in Maryland and Washington, D.C. deserve.

When the unthinkable happens at a hospital, the last thing on your mind is who is at fault or the long-lasting financial challenges you will experience as a result. You just want things to go back to how they were before. At Brown & Barron, we fully understand. We cannot turn back time, but we can fight for you and your family to get the answers and compensation you deserve, so you can focus on your future and well-being.

Medical malpractice occurs when a health care provider fails to properly diagnose or treat a patient. When an individual is harmed by a medical error or a failure to provide appropriate treatment results in the death of a loved one, the injured person or surviving family members may be entitled to compensation for the damages incurred. This may include monies for pain and suffering, medical bills, and more.

Get in touch with our medical malpractice lawyers in Baltimore today for a free case evaluation at (410) 698-1717 or visit us online.

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