Six Long Island hospitals receive top scores in new report by LeapFrog Group

The group analyzes how well hospitals prevent patient

The group analyzes how well hospitals prevent patient errors, infections, injuries and even drug mix-ups.

WOODBURY - Six Long Island hospitals have earned top grades in a new report from medical organization LeapFrog Group.

The group analyzes how well hospitals prevent patient errors, infections, injuries and even drug mix-ups. The hospitals that received As are Mather Memorial and St. Charles hospitals in Port Jefferson, St. Francis in Roslyn, Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow and Mercy Medical Center in Rockville Centre.

Four other Long Island hospitals got Bs and 12 received Cs.

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