WINSTON-SALEM – The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit that evaluates the safety, quality and patient experience provided by hospitals, released its spring 2019 Hospital Safety Grades on May 15.
Novant Health shared improvement in its safety and quality scores.
The Leapfrog Group assigned its acute care facilities nine A’s and three B’s to Novant Health hospitals, including an A at Novant Health Matthews Medical Center.
“We have reduced our hospital-associated infection rates to historic lows and remain vigilant to providing safe, quality care to our patients,” said Dr. Eric Eskioglu, executive vice president and chief medical officer, Novant Health. “Patient safety and quality is our top priority, and we continue to pivot toward new strategies and technologies, such as artificial intelligence, to improve quality and safety.”