Also making “A” grades in Southwest Ohio were TriHealth’s Bethesda North, plus Mercy Health’s Anderson Hospital, Clermont Hospital, Fairfield Hospital, West Hospital and The Jewish Hospital.
MORE: Atrium Medical Center to expand services in new Liberty Twp. facility
TriHealth’s Good Samaritan Hospital earned a “B” and UC Health - University of Cincinnati Medical Center earned a “C” grade.
Developed under the guidance of a Blue Ribbon National Expert Panel, the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses 27 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to assign A, B, C, D and F grades to more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals twice per year and it awards fewer than 850 “A” grades.
MORE: Butler County hospital named one of the best workplaces in Ohio
Grades are calculated by top patient safety experts, peer reviewed, fully transparent and free to the public via www.hospitalsafetygrade.org.
“It takes consistent, unwavering dedication to patients to achieve the highest standards of patient safety,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. “An ‘A’ Safety Grade recognizes hospitals for this accomplishment. We congratulate the clinicians, management and staff of West Chester Hospital for showing the country what it means to put patient safety first.”
MORE: Kettering Health Network to build $30M medical facility in Middletown