The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C-based organization aiming to improve healthcare quality and safety for consumers and purchasers, today released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide. Palmdale Regional Medical Center received a B.
“Patient safety and quality services have always been a top priority for us," said Richard Allen, Chief Executive Officer of Palmdale Regional. "We will continue to strive for even greater excellence in patient safety and hope to achieve an 'A' on the next Safety Grade. Most importantly, we pledge to honor the trust of our patients by being transparent about our progress and working toward the highest possible standard of safety."
“Our goal is to inform patients about local hospitals with the best safety measures in place and the strongest records,” said Leah Binder, President and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. “Every hospital can earn an ‘A’ grade, and we’re proud of the hospitals that are committed to making an effort to protect patients from harm.”