The Hospitals of Providence East Campus & Sierra Campus Receive an A for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety GradeJan 4, 2019
The Hospitals of Providence East Campus and Sierra Campus earned a grade “A” in a recent national safety study conducted by Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit healthcare ratings organization.
As part of the national safety study, Leapfrog Group scores hospitals on how safe patients are kept from errors, injuries, accidents, and infections. Scores are graded on a scale from A – F, based on 27 process and outcome measures of hospital data.
“It is a tremendous accomplishment to receive two grade “A’s” and a true testament of our team’s dedication to provide our patients the care they deserve in a safe environment,” said Nicholas Tejeda, Market CEO for The Hospitals of Providence. “This achievement takes great collaboration from each team member to ensure every element of care is held to the highest of standards. We are incredibly proud of their commitment to safe patient care.”
The Hospitals of Providence East Campus and Sierra Campus were among 750 hospitals nationally recognized as an ‘A’ for efforts in protecting patients and meeting high safety standards. Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades are updated every spring and fall following assessments of publically available data for more than 2,500 hospitals across the country. Leapfrog is considered the gold standard for measuring patient care and safety.
“We are proud to see a grade “A” for the 13th consecutive scoring period for East Campus,” said Monica Vargas-Mahar, CEO of The Hospitals of Providence East Campus and Market COO for The Hospitals of Providence. “Our team is passionate about the care they provide our patients and ensuring it is provided with the highest and safest standards of quality. To have our Sierra Campus also join this prestigious list is an incredible accomplishment for our network.”
To see full grade rating for The Hospitals of Providence East Campus and Sierra Campus, and to access patient tips for staying safe in the hospital, visit www.hospitalsafetygrade.org.