COLUMBUS – Columbus Community Hospital has been recognized with an “A” grade in the Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Score.
The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization that collects and reports information on over 2,600 hospitals across the country. The safety score rates how well hospitals protect patients from preventable medical errors, accidents, injuries, and infections.
CCH has earned an “A” grade for seven consecutive scoring cycles, and has maintained a “Straight A” record. The Leapfrog Group says that this is the nation’s most prestigious honor for patient safety.
Mike Hansen, CCH president and CEO, said patient safety is one of the most important components of quality health care.
“We understand what matters most to patients is the quality and safety of the care they receive. That is why we have made it our highest priority to improve positive patient outcomes through evidence-based care processes,” Hansen said. “Columbus Community Hospital is proud to be recognized with a ‘Straight A’ grade by The Leapfrog Group. The award recognizes the knowledge, teamwork and dedication of our entire hospital staff.”