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Greene Memorial Hospital receives ‘A’ Safety Grade from Leapfrog Group

November 30, 2018

Greene Memorial Hospital receives ‘A’ Safety Grade from Leapfrog Group

Greene Memorial Hospital is among 855 hospitals across the country awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade for its efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the U.S.

Developed under the guidance of a National Expert Panel, the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses 28 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to assign grades to more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals twice per year. The Hospital Safety Grade’s methodology is peer reviewed and fully transparent, and the results are free to the public.

“We are so honored to receive this recognition for our initiatives in advancing patient safety,” says Rick Dodds, president of Greene Memorial Hospital. “Greene Memorial takes an innovative approach in refining a patient-centered delivery model that allows us to continue to focus on providing high-quality care with an emphasis on safety.”

Over Leapfrog's last 5 report cards, Greene has scored an 'A' on all of them, except for a 'B' in fall of 2017.