Six Triangle hospitals received “A” grades in a biannual safety score issued Tuesday by The Leapfrog Group, a Washington nonprofit that assesses hospital safety and performance.


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The “A” hospitals in the Triangle are: Duke University Hospital in Durham, Duke Raleigh Hospital, WakeMed Cary, UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill, UNC Rex Healthcare in Raleigh and Johnston Health in Smithfield and Clayton.

Rex was one of just 59 hospitals across the nation to receive an “A” grade in every scoring update since the ranking system started in June 2012.

Read more on The Leapfrog assessment of these Triangle hospitals.

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