Medical City Denton has earned an “A” rating for hospital safety from The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety, and transparency in the U.S. health care system. Medical City Denton was one of 823 hospitals to receive an “A” for its commitment to reducing errors, infections and accidents that can harm patients.
“Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life,” said Steve Edgar, Chief Executive Officer of Medical City Denton. “This honor just reinforces our commitment to our patients and their loved ones. We will continue to provide excellent patient care and pursue ongoing improvements to ensure our patients receive the best care anywhere.”
“Hospitals that earn top marks nationally in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, ‘have achieved the highest safety standards in the country,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. “That takes commitment from every member of the hospital staff, who all deserve thanks and congratulations when their hospitals achieve an ‘A’ Safety Grade.”
Developed under the guidance of an Expert Panel, the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses 30 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. It is calculated by top patient safety experts, peer-