"A" Hospital Safety Score for Saint Francis Hospital - BartlettOct 15, 2019
The Hospital Safety Score was calculated under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The Leapfrog Group. The Hospital Safety Score is designed to provide consumers with information they need when making decisions about a hospital stay.
“Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett is proud to again be recognized as an ‘A’ hospital for patient safety by The Leapfrog Group, as a demonstration of our commitment to providing high-quality care,” said Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett CEO Chris Locke. “The staff are more than deserving of this high mark, as they are truly dedicated to helping our patients live happier, healthier lives.”
30 measures of publicly available hospital safety data are used to produce a single grade representing a hospital’s commitment to reducing errors, infections, and accidents. More than 2,600 hospitals have been assigned scores, with less than a third receiving an “A” grade.
To see Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett’s scores as they compare nationally and locally, visit www.hospitalsafetyscore.org.