OSF gets "A" for patient safety - WREX.com – Rockford’s News Leader

OSF gets "A" for patient safety

Posted:
ROCKFORD (WREX) -

A Rockford hospital earns top honors for patient safety.

Independent national nonprofit the Leapfrog Group gave OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center an "A".  The scores are assigned to hospitals based on preventable medical errors, injuries, accidents and infections.  The Hospital Safety Score was put together with help from the nation's leading experts on patient safety.  Leapfrog Group CEO Leah Binder says, "Earning an 'A' on the Hospital Safety Score demonstrates that this hospital has exhibited excellence in our national database of patient safety measures."

If you'd like to see OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center's scores as they compare nationally and locally, go online to www.hospitalsafetyscore.org.  

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WREX. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Trista Truesdale at (815) 335-7856. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.