Palmdale Regional Medical Center Earns An "A" Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group

Wednesday, May 1, 2024
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Leapfrog Spring 2024 Hospital Safety Grade APalmdale Regional Medical Center earned an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit watchdog. Leapfrog assigns an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D” or “F” grade to general hospitals across the country based on over 30 measures of errors, accidents, injuries and infections as well as the systems hospitals have in place to prevent them.

“We work very hard to maintain a concentrated focus on patient safety and quality,” said Nana Deeb, Chief Executive Officer, Palmdale Regional Medical Center. “And it shows by earning this 2nd ‘A’ in a row from The Leapfrog Group for the Spring rating of 2024. Our team members are not going to stop the forward trajectory to continue to maintain this achievement for the future. We are committed. I am very proud of all our team members and medical staff for their dedication to uphold this standard.”

Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade Details for Palmdale Regional

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“Everyone who works at Palmdale Regional Medical Center should be proud of this ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade,” said Leah Binder, President and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. “It takes complete dedication at every level, and an ironclad commitment to putting patients first. I thank Palmdale Regional Medical Center, its leadership, clinicians, staff and volunteers for caring so deeply for its patients and their safety.”

The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is the only hospital ratings program focused exclusively on preventable medical errors, infections and injuries that kill more than 500 patients a day nationally. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is peer-reviewed, fully transparent and free to the public. Grades are updated twice annually, in the fall and spring.