Memorial Healthcare System
hospitals were awarded an "A" for patient safety from
The Leapfrog Group
Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade
. This is the highest grade given by The Leapfrog Group for commitment to keeping patients safe and for
meeting the highest safety standards in the U.S. These Memorial hospitals have earned this top grade for the past three rating periods.
"For the patients we serve, these grades demonstrate our commitment to making patient safety a priority at every level throughout our healthcare system," said
Aurelio M. Fernandez, III, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, Memorial Healthcare System. "It also shows the dedication and focus that our healthcare team - from physicians to staff - has in providing the highest level of quality care and service to everyone we have the privilege to care for and support throughout his or her journey of healing and recovering."