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Adventist Health Receives ‘A’ Grade from Leapfrog Group

First published in the Dec. 10 print issue of the Glendale News-Press.

Adventist Health Glendale recently received their 16th consecutive “A” Hospital Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group.
This national distinction celebrates Adventist Health Glendale’s achievements in protecting hospital patients from preventable harm and errors.
“This momentous achievement places Adventist Health Glendale as the leader in safety across the San
Fernando Valley and among the top 2% of hospitals graded nationwide and demonstrates our consistently high safety and quality outcomes,” said Adventist Health Glendale President Alice Issai. “We are thankful to the Leapfrog Group for their recognition of the top-tier safety and care our physicians and associates provide every day.”
The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization with a 10-year history of
assigning letter grades to general hospitals throughout the United States, based on a hospital’s ability
to prevent medical errors and harm to patients. The grading system is peer-reviewed, fully transparent, and free to the public. Hospital Safety Grade results are based on more than 30 national performance measures and are updated each fall and spring.
“I applaud the hospital leadership and workforce for their strong commitment to safety and transparency,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of the Leapfrog Group. “An ‘A’ Safety Grade is a
sign that hospitals are continuously evaluating their performance, so that they can best protect
patients. Your hospital team should be extremely proud of their dedication and achievement.”
To see Adventist Health Glendale’s full grade details and to access patient tips for staying safe in the
hospital, visit HospitalSafetyGrade.org and follow the Leapfrog Group on Twitter, Facebook and via its newsletter.

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