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Virginia hospitals rank 4th in nation for safety

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Updated: May. 17, 2021 at 6:15 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Virginia hospitals have earned places on several rankings, including fourth in the country for hospital safety.

A dozen hospitals earned spots on the Healthgrades’ 2021 list of America’s 250 Best Hospitals, and another 16 were named 2021 Patient Safety Excellence Award winners. Seven of the state’s hospitals also earned the 2021 Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award.

“The Healthgrades’ recognition of Virginia hospitals closely follows the recent release of the Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades showing that Virginia is ranked fourth overall in the nation for hospital safety. The latest rankings by the Leapfrog Group continue a trend of strong patient safety scores by Virginia hospitals in recent years when the Commonwealth has consistently been ranked as a top state for hospital safety,” a release said.

The following hospitals ranked in America’s Best 250 Hospitals list for 2021.

  • Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center
  • Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center
  • Chippenham Hospital (HCA Virginia)
  • Henrico Doctors’ Hospital (HCA Virginia)
  • Inova Alexandria Hospital
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
  • Inova Loudoun Hospital
  • Johnston-Willis Hospital (HCA Virginia)
  • Parham Doctors’ Hospital (HCA Virginia)
  • Retreat Doctors’ Hospital (HCA Virginia)
  • Sentara CarePlex Hospital
  • Sentara Princess Anne Hospital

“Those hospitals are deemed to be in the top 5 percent in the nation for overall clinical excellence,” a release said.

The following hospitals earned the 2021 Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award.

  • Buchanan General Hospital
  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
  • Inova Mount Vernon Hospital
  • Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital
  • Sentara Leigh Hospital
  • Virginia Hospital Center

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