UnityPoint Health – Finley Hospital® has received an “A” rating in The LeapFrog Group’s Spring 2017 Hospital Safety Score. This report rates hospitals on an “A” through “F” scale based on their ability to prevent errors, injuries, and infections.
Hospital Safety Score is published by The Leapfrog Group and is based on information collected from a variety of national performance measures, including the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and the American Hospital Association’s Annual Survey and Health Information Technology Supplement. According to The Leapfrog Group, Hospital Safety Score aims to educate and encourage consumers to consider safety when selecting a hospital for themselves or their families.
Categories included in the report are: Safety Problems with Surgery, Staff Follows Steps to Make Surgery Safer, Infections and Safety Problems, and Practices to Prevent Safety Problems.
This is the seventh consecutive “A” rating Finley Hospital has received on the Hospital Safety Score from The LeapFrog Group.