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New Report Ranks Hospital Safety, Valley Gets Mixed Grades

03 November 2017, 12:37 | Todd Saunders

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Both Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin and Inspira Medical Center Vineland again achieved A grades for the second time this year.

Geisinger Medical Center (for its main hospital in Danville); the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Lancaster General; Penn State Hershey Medical Center; UPMC Pinnacle (PinnacleHealth System during the period covered by the grades) for these hospitals: UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg, UPMC Pinnacle Community General, UPMC Pinnacle West Shore, and UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle (formerly Carlisle Regional Health System); Thomas Jefferson University Hospital; and WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital.

Maine General Medical Center, Augusta.

To see Self Regional Healthcare's full grade, and to access patient tips for staying safe in the hospital, visit www.hospitalsafetygrade.org and follow the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade on Twitter and Facebook.

Mercy Hospital of Portland, Portland.

St. Mary's Regional Medical Center of Maine, Lewiston.

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Michael DeLorenzo, CEO of the Maine Health Management Coalition, said Maine has been the only state in the country with 100% participation in the Leapfrog Hospital Survey since the survey began in 2012.

Fisher-Titus Medical Center was one of 832 awarded an "A" for its commitment to keeping patients safe and meeting the highest safety standards in the U.S. In Ohio, only 51 hospitals scored an "A" out of 110 evaluated.

In Fresno County, Kaiser received an "A" grade, with Clovis Community and Saint Agnes earning "B's". Patient-safety experts formulate the grades, which are peer reviewed and available to the public.

A new ranking of patient safety at valley hospitals has been released, with mixed grades.

For more information about the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade or to view a breakdown for each Maine's hospital's grade, go here.

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