Mercy Hospital St. Louis is one of the top hospitals in the U.S., according to an annual list published by the Leapfrog Group, an organization that promotes the safety, affordability and quality of health care.
Mercy was the only Missouri hospital to land on the list compromised of 22 rural hospitals, 55 urban hospitals and 13 children’s hospitals. Children’s Mercy Hospitals South Campus in Overland Park, Kan. also made the list.
The Leapfrog Group’s annual hospital surveys measure the quality of care by analyzing how patients fare, resource use and management structures in place to prevent errors. The survey included 1,324 hospitals.