Jupiter Medical Center Named Top Hospital

For the second year in a row, Jupiter Medical Center is proud to announce its Top Hospital Award by The Leapfrog Group, an independent hospital watchdog organization.

“This recognition highlights our commitment to providing the highest quality patient-centered care in the region,” said Dr. Amit Rastogi, Jupiter Medical Center president and CEO. “Our physicians, nurses and staff are to be congratulated for their dedication to consistently delivering world-class patient care.”

Jupiter Medical Center is among only 13 hospitals in the state to receive a Top General Hospital distinction.

“To once again be named a Leapfrog Top Hospital is a testament to Jupiter Medical Center’s ongoing commitment to providing the highest standard of patient care,” said Martin A. Dytrych, chairman of the Jupiter Medical Center Board of Trustees. “It’s comforting to know that our community has access to world-class care right here in the community at Jupiter Medical Center.”

Among thousands of hospitals in the country, Jupiter Medical Center received a Top General Hospital distinction recognized nationally alongside:

  • 10 Top Children’s Hospitals
  • 36 Top General Hospitals
  • 18 Top Rural Hospitals
  • 56 Top Teaching Hospitals

The award is based on several quality metrics, including preventing infections, use of technology to ensure safer care, and leadership policies and practices.

The Hospital Safety Grade’s methodology is peer-reviewed and fully transparent and the results are free to the public.

To see Jupiter Medical Center’s full grade details, and to access patient tips for staying safe in the hospital, please visit jupitermed.com/safety.

About Jupiter Medical Center

An independent, not-for-profit, 297-bed regional medical center, Jupiter Medical Center is the first and only hospital in Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, Dade and Broward counties to receive a five-star rating for patient safety and quality of care – the highest ranking awarded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The ranking places the hospital in the top 7 percent of the nation’s hospitals. In addition, The Leapfrog Group, a national healthcare watchdog organization, recognized Jupiter Medical Center as a Top Hospital and awarded the hospital an “A” in overall patient safety and quality care. World-class physicians, strategic partnerships, and innovative techniques and technology enable Jupiter Medical Center to provide a broad range of services, with specialty concentrations in neurosciences and stroke care; cardiac and vascular care; oncology; women’s and children’s services; orthopedics and spine care; urgent care; and other key areas. Founded in 1979, Jupiter Medical Center has approximately 1,689 team members, 650 physicians, 593 nurses and 640 volunteers. For more information on Jupiter Medical Center, please call (561) 263-2200 or visit jupitermed.com.

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