Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell awarded Spring 2023 ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade from Leapfrog Group

Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell received an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit upholding the standard of patient safety in hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers.

This national distinction celebrates Capital Health’s achievements in prioritizing patient safety by protecting patients from preventable harm and errors.

Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton, New Jersey received a “B” in the spring 2023 Hospital Safety Grade. The new grades reflect performance primarily during the height of the pandemic.

The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization, assigns an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D” or “F” grade to general hospitals across the country based on over 30 national performance measures reflecting errors, accidents, injuries and infections, as well as systems hospitals have in place to prevent harm.

The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is the only hospital ratings program based exclusively on hospital prevention of medical errors and harm to patients.

The grading system is peer-reviewed, fully transparent and free to the public.

Grades are updated twice annually, in the fall and spring.

To see Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell’s full grade details and to access patient tips for staying safe in the hospital, visit

PHOTO CAP: Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell in Pennington, New Jersey.

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