Medical City Dallas
November 15, 2021

DallasMedical City Dallas received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for fall 2021. This national distinction recognizes the achievements of Medical City Dallas in protecting patients from harm and error in the hospital.

“We are committed to the care and improvement of human life in every action, every patient, every time,” says Chris Mowan, CEO of Medical City Dallas. “Receiving this recognition for the seventh time in a row further exemplifies our excellence always commitment to our community.”

The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization, assigns an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D,” or “F” grade to general hospitals across the country based on over thirty national performance measures reflecting errors, injuries, accidents and infections, as well as systems hospitals have in place to prevent harm.

The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is the only hospital ratings program based exclusively on hospital prevention of medical errors and harms to patients. The grading system is peer-reviewed, fully transparent and free to the public. Grades are updated twice annually, in the fall and spring.

“An ‘A’ Safety Grade is a tremendous achievement, of which this community should be extremely proud,” says Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. “I thank the leadership and workforce of Medical City Dallas for its commitment to prioritizing patients and their safety, especially during these trying times.”

To see Medical City Dallas’ full grade details and to access patient tips for staying safe in the hospital, visit HospitalSafetyGrade.org.

Medical City Dallas is one of ten Medical City Healthcare hospitals to be recognized with an “A” including Medical City Alliance, Medical City Arlington, Medical City Denton, Medical City Fort Worth, Medical City Las Colinas, Medical City Lewisville, Medical City McKinney, Medical City Plano and Medical City Weatherford.