Four Baptist hospitals earn ‘As’ for patient safety

Baptist Golden Triangle, Baptist North Mississippi, Baptist Union City and Baptist Union County earned “As” in the Leapfrog Group’s most recent Hospital Safety Scores survey.

A total of 133 hospitals nationwide earned As in the survey, which uses national performance measures from the Leapfrog Hospital Survey, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and the American Hospital Association’s Annual Survey and Health Information Technology Supplement. The score represents a hospital’s overall performance in keeping patients safe.

Founded in 2000 by large employers and other purchasers, The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization driving a movement for giant leaps forward in the quality and safety of American health care.