NJ Hospitals Slip Again in National Rankings

New Jersey hospitals ranked eighth best in the nation in the latest Leapfrog Hospital Safety report card, which gaugess how well patients are proected from errors, injuries and accidents. Released earlier today the grades show New Jersey slipped from sixth best last spring and from first place a year ago. Leapforg is a nonprofit founded by large employers and other health care purchasers in 2000 to improve safety and patient care.