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Inland chosen for Top Rural Hospitals List

Date Given: 12/2/2010 12:00:00 AM

The Maine Health Management Coalition announced that Inland Hospital has made the prestigious annual listing of the nation’s top hospitals published by the Washington, DC, based Leapfrog Group, in the rural hospital category. Inland was selected from a field of 220 rural hospitals.

The full 2010 list includes university and other teaching hospitals, children’s hospitals and community hospitals in rural, suburban and urban settings. The selection is based on the results of the Leapfrog Group’s national survey that measures hospitals’ performance in crucial areas of patient safety and quality. The results are posted on Leapfrog’s website (leapfroggroup.org) open to the patients and families, the public and employers and other purchasers of health care