Massachusetts and Maine Have Least Deadly Hospitals in U.S.

“The Hospital Safety Score is unique,” says Melissa Danforth, Interim Senior Director of Leapfrog’s Hospitals Ranking. She says the Leapfrog ranking only considers what puts a patient’s safety at risk, instead of “looking at the reputation of the hospital … We’re really looking to, and wanting to draw attention to, things that could happen to you in a hospital that could kill you.” [Vitals]