Mercy Receives top grade in excellent care from the Leapfrog Group

Mercy Hospital Jefferson is once again being recognized for the safe, high quality care it provides the Jefferson County community.

Mercy Jefferson was recently awarded an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.

Jen Ryder is the Director of Quality for Mercy Jefferson. She says the grades and given out twice a year, once in the spring and fall…

We asked Ryder what are some of the things Leapfrog overviews in making their grade determination…

The A grade from The Leapfrog Group is in addition to other recent recognition’s of safety and quality at Mercy Jefferson, such as a 4 star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

To see Mercy Jefferson’s full grade details and to access patient tips for staying safe in the hospital, visit and follow The Leapfrog Group on Twitter and Facebook.