Twin County Regional Healthcare Awarded ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade from Leapfrog Group
November 16, 2022
Twin County Regional Healthcare received an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group. This national distinction celebrates Twin County Regional Healthcare’s achievements in protecting hospital patients from preventable harm and errors.
“This recognition is a reminder that our team of professionals continue to deliver high quality patient care in the communities we serve,” said Gregory Pearson, Chief Executive Officer of Twin County Regional Healthcare. “Our team works tirelessly day in and day out to ensure our community receives high quality, patient-centered care and I am so proud of them for the exceptional work they do making our hospital one of the best in the region for patient safety and quality outcomes.”
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 Twin County Regional Healthcares full grade details and to access patient tips for staying safe in the hospital, visit HospitalSafetyGrade.org and follow The Leapfrog Group on Twitter, Facebook, and via its newsletter.