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John R. Oishei Children's Hospital grabs national title

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Posted at 11:08 AM, Dec 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-18 11:08:39-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — For the second year in a row, John R. Oishei Children's Hospital is named as a top children's hospital by The Leapfrog Group, a national hospital watchdog organization. The local hospital is the only hospital in New York State to earn the achievement.

The distinction recognizes hospital achievements in patient safety and quality, is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors American hospitals can receive.

For the second consecutive year, our dedicated care teams have proven their commitment to providing the moms and kids of Western New York with the safest, highest quality care each and every day. I'm proud of what our doctors, nurses and staff continue to do to ensure the safety and health of the future of our community – our children.
Allegra Jaros, President, John R. Oishei Children's Hospital

To qualify for the Top Hospitals distinction, hospitals must rank top among peers in the 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey, which assesses hospital performance on the highest known standards for quality and patient safety, and achieve top performance in its category.

Here is full list of institutions honored as 2019 Top Children's Hospitals.

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