(Festus/Crystal City) Twice each year, the independent Leapfrog group releases its patient safety grades for hospitals, and once again, Mercy Hospital Jefferson has earned an A hospital safety grade.
Alisyn Beffa is the Chief Nursing officer at Mercy Jefferson. She explains why this Leapfrog grade us such a big deal.
Beffa goes over what it takes to earn an A from Leapfrog.
The A grade from The Leapfrog Group is in addition to other recent recognition’s of safety and quality at Mercy Jefferson, including a 4 star rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
To see Mercy Jefferson’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 and Facebook.