By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected]
Inova Alexandria Hospital received some good news ahead of the holidays. The hospital was named a top general hospital by The Leapfrog Group for the second year in a row on Dec.17 according to a news release.
Every year, The Leapfrog Group, which grades hospitals based on their performance in several areas, recognizes 120 hospitals nationwide with its Top Hospital Awards.
Out of 2,100 hospitals considered for the award, Inova Alexandria is one of only 37 hospitals awarded the Top General Hospital distinction, according to the release.
The award is based on a number of factors, including infection rates, practices for safer surgery, maternity care and prevention of medication errors, according to the release.