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Transparency earns doctors and hospitals trust. — Luis Alvarez/Getty Images

En español l AARP The Magazine has teamed up with The Leapfrog Group, which rates hospitals on safety and resource use, to showcase what some of the most innovative hospitals are doing to prevent errors. For example, the safest hospitals in America use surgical checklists, have fully integrated electronic medical records, and place a premium on transparency.

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While the hospitals listed in the tool below are safety superstars, others have received an "A" Hospital Safety Score from Leapfrog. To find the "A" hospitals near you, use the tool below and log on to

To learn more about how to protect yourself on your next trip to the hospital, check out AARP The Magazine's "Lessons From America's Safest Hospitals" and explore our interactive patient room of the future.

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