By ANDREW KERSTEN
FREMONT – ProMedica Memorial Hospital has received an “A” Fall 2022 Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group. This national distinction celebrates several of ProMedica’s hospitals achievements in protecting hospital patients from preventable harm and errors.
“Our dedicated employees at ProMedica Memorial Hospital take great pride in delivering safe, high quality care to the patients and families that we serve, and we are very pleased to have received an “A” from Leapfrog Hospital Safety,” says Jodi Rucker, President, ProMedica Memorial Hospital.
The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization with a 10-year history of assigning letter grades to general hospitals throughout the United States, based on a hospital’s ability to prevent medical errors and harm to patients. The grading system is peer-reviewed, fully transparent, and free to the public. Hospital Safety Grade results are based on more than 30 national performance measures and are updated each fall and spring.
“I applaud the hospital leadership and workforce for their strong commitment to safety and transparency,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. “An ‘A’ Safety Grade is a sign that hospitals are continuously evaluating their performance, so that they can best protect patients. Your hospital team should be extremely proud of their dedication and achievement.”
To see full grade details and to access patient tips for staying safe in the hospital, visit HospitalSafetyGrade.org.