EvergreenHealth Earns Top Rating for Outstanding Patient Safety Standards from The Leapfrog Group
KIRKLAND, Wash. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - EvergreenHealth today announced that it earned The Leapfrog Group's highest rating for hospital safety -- an "A" grade -- that places the Kirkland-based hospital and healthcare network among the top-performing medical centers in the nation for its patient-safety standards.
The Leapfrog Group, an independent nonprofit organization and advocate for hospital transparency, assigns letter grades from A to F to hospitals throughout the country for their safety.
The Leapfrog Group compiles its annual Hospital Safety Scores based on preventable medical errors, injuries, accidents and infections. Scores are compiled under the guidance of the nation's leading experts on patient safety and are intended to empower patients with information to objectively evaluate local hospitals and make health care decisions for themselves and their families.
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