May 27, 2020
North Richland Hills, Texas – Medical City North Hills has been awarded an “A” in The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2020 Hospital Safety Grade. Leapfrog recognized the hospital with the top grade for protecting patients from medical errors, injuries, accidents, infections and other harms to patients in their care.
Medical City North Hills has received an “A” grade on the last four consecutive Leapfrog report cards.
Other Medical City Healthcare hospitals were also awarded an A grade.
Medical City Alliance, Medical City Arlington, Medical City Dallas, Medical City Denton, Medical City Fort Worth, Medical City Frisco, Medical City Las Colinas, Medical City Lewisville, Medical City McKinney, and Medical City Plano were also recognized for protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care.
“Now, more than ever, we want our patients to understand the importance we place on patient safety,” says Mark Deno, CEO Medical City North Hills. “Despite the challenges presented by COVID-19 and the ensuing pandemic, patients and their families need access to healthcare in an environment that is deemed safe. This award is confirmation that Medical City North Hills offers a safe environment for their healthcare needs.”
“As the Nation copes with a challenging pandemic, our gratitude extends to hospital leadership and health care workers everywhere for their tremendous dedication,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. “We hope this ‘A’ helps to thank the people who work and volunteer for Medical City Healthcare facilities. They are role models in putting patients first and their service has been extraordinary in our country’s time of need.”
Developed under the guidance of a national expert panel, the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses up to 28 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to assign grades to more than 2,600 U.S. acute-care hospitals twice per year. The Hospital Safety Grade’s methodology is peer-reviewed and fully transparent, and the results are free to the public.
Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade assigns an A, B, C, D or F grade to hospitals across the country. It uses 28 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to assign grades to approximately 2,600 U.S. hospitals twice per year. It is peer reviewed, fully transparent and free to the public.