Saint Anthony’s Health Center has scored an “A” grade for the third year in a row from The Leapfrog Group. The Leapfrog Group is an independent nonprofit organization and advocate for hospital transparency that assigns letter grades from A to F to hospitals throughout the country for their patient safety practices.
The group uses 28 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to produce a score representing a hospital’s overall capacity to keep patients safe from preventable harm. Sister Mikela, President & CEO of Saint Anthony’s Health Center, says
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More than 2,500 U.S. general hospitals were assigned scores in the Spring 2014, with about 32 percent receiving an “A” grade. You can compare scores nationally and locally here: www.hospitalsafetyscore.org