Sixth Straight A for Patient Safety

Wilson Health acheived straight A's for the sixth consecutive year in The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade, released today. With the Hospital Safety Grades, Leapfrog assigns an A, B, C, D or F grade to hospitals across the country based on how safe they are for patients.

Wilson Health’s mission is “to improve the health of the community so people can spend more time doing what they love with those they love,” said Linda Maurer, Chief Nursing Officer at Wilson Health. “Our mission starts first and foremost with patient safety. Year after year, Wilson Health continues to be a leader in hospital quality and safety standards throughout the region. Receiving our sixth consecutive A rating is a testament to Wilson Health’s experienced medical, nursing and clinical staff,” she added.

Developed under the guidance of a National Expert Panel, the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses 28 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to assign the grades to more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals twice per year. The Hospital Safety Grade’s methodology is peer-reviewed and fully transparent, and the results are free to the public.

“Wilson Health’s continued success in achieving an A rating is evidence that the organization places an emphasis on protecting patients from preventable medical errors, injuries and infections. We are inspired by Wilson Health’s leadership on patient safety,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group.

To see more details on Wilson Health's Hospital Safety Grade or to access consumer friendly tips for patients, visit www.hospitalsafetygrade.org and follow The Leapfrog Group on Twitter and Facebook.