LMH Health earns an “A” in Leapfrog Safety Grade for Fall 2020
We are excited to announce that LMH Health has earned an “A” for the Fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is the only hospital rating focused exclusively on hospital safety. Its A, B, C, D or F letter grades are a quick way for consumers to choose the safest hospital to seek care.
“The newly released data affirms our work to improve safety as well as our efforts to provide high quality healthcare for our patients,” said Janette Kirkpatrick, vice president of Clinical Excellence at LMH Health. “Members of our team, in every part of our organization, make improving our quality and safety processes and outcomes a top priority.”
LMH Health is honored to receive this grade and are proud to have an incredible team that strives to be patient first each day. This grade comes from a series of submissions in 10 different categories: Preventing and Responding to Patient Harm, Medication Safety, Healthcare Associated Infections, Maternity Care, Pediatric Care, Critical Care, Complex Adult Surgery, Care for Elective Outpatient Surgery Patients, Elective Outpatient Surgery – Adult and Elective Outpatient Surgery – Pediatric.
Alicia Vann, senior licensing agent for The Leapfrog Group, said, “Despite the unprecedented challenges that surround us, your team has demonstrated a continued commitment to patient safety and the reduction of avoidable harm. Your entire facility and staff should be proud of this achievement.”
Members of our team and our physician colleagues, in every part of our organization, make improving our quality and safety processes and outcomes a top priority. Thank you to our extraordinary staff for their continued and constant efforts toward patient safety and to our patients for trusting LMH Health with their care.
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About The Leapfrog Group
The Leapfrog Group is a nonprofit watchdog organization that serves as a voice for health care consumers and purchasers, using their collective influence to foster positive change in U.S. health care. Leapfrog is the nation’s premier advocate of transparency in health care—collecting, analyzing and disseminating data to inform value-based purchasing and improved decision-making.