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Leapfrog Group Top Children’s Hospital 2017

The Leapfrog Group, an independent nonprofit hospital watchdog organization, has announced Florida Hospital for Children as one of the top children’s hospitals in the United States! This elite distinction was given for excellence in patient safety and rates the quality of our care as the highest in the nation, placing us among 10 children’s hospitals to earn the recognition. To achieve this recognition, Florida Hospital for Children reported on 18 national performance measures in areas including inpatient care management, medication safety, clinical processes, and staffing. Being named a top hospital means Florida Hospital for Children scored among the top in the nation on these measures and also met The Leapfrog Group’s rigorous qualitative requirements for overall excellence.

The Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors American hospitals can receive. The Top Hospital designation is awarded by The Leapfrog Group, an independent hospital watchdog organization. To see the full list of institutions honored as 2017 Top Hospitals, visit

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