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Holy Cross Health Recognized Nationally with Fourth Consecutive “A” Rating in Leapfrog Hospital Safety

May 10, 2022 — Holy Cross Health Received Fourth Consecutive “A” Leapfrog Hospital Security Levelthe newest for Spring 2022.

“This is a national honor that recognizes our achievements in protecting patients from preventable harm and error,” said Mark Doyle, President and CEO of Holy Cross Health. “What makes this even more impressive is that this is the fourth consecutive ‘A’ we have received, which is a testament to the excellence of our staff. Every day, they are committed to serving our patients and the community with dedication and compassion. I couldn’t be more proud of them.

An independent national monitoring organization, The Leapfrog Group assigns an “A”, “B”, “C”, “D” or “F” grade to general hospitals in the United States based on more than 30 national performance measures reflecting errors, accidents, injuries and infections, as well as the systems hospitals have in place to prevent harm.

The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is the only hospital rating program based exclusively on hospital prevention of medical errors and patient harm. The rating system is peer-reviewed, fully transparent, and free to the public. The grades are updated twice a year, in the fall and in the spring.

“As our healthcare system continues to feel the strain of the pandemic, I thank the staff and leadership of Holy Cross Health for their continued commitment to patient safety, day in and day out,” said Leah Binder, President and CEO. of the management of The Leapfrog Group. . “An ‘A’ safety rating is an outstanding achievement and one that is not possible without a 24/7 effort by all healthcare personnel to protect patients from harm. This community should be proud.

To see full details of Holy Cross Health’s rating, visit HospitalSafetyGrade.org. Holy Cross Health is located at 4725 N. Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-771-8000 for more information.

About Holy Cross Health

A member of Trinity Health, Holy Cross Hospital of Fort Lauderdale, dba Holy Cross Health, is a full-service, non-profit, Catholic teaching hospital operating in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Holy Cross was named one of Metro Miami’s Top 10 Hospitals and one of the state’s Top 30 in US News and World Report’s Top Hospitals 2021-2022 rankings. Through strategic collaborations and a commitment to being a person-centered, transformative and healing presence, the 557-bed hospital offers progressive inpatient, outpatient and community outreach services and clinical research trials to serve as trusted health partner for the life of our community. Holy Cross Health also encompasses the Holy Cross HealthPlex outpatient facility, urgent care centers and more than 50 Holy Cross Medical Group medical practices. To learn more about Holy Cross Health, visit Holy-cross.com. Connect @holycrossfl.

About Leapfrog Group

Founded in 2000 by major employers and other buyers,The Leapfrog Groupis a national non-profit organization leading a movement for giant leaps forward in patient safety. The flagshipLeapfrog Hospital Surveyand newLeapfrog Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Surveycollect andreport transparentlyhospital and CHW performance, enabling buyers to find the highest value care and giving consumers the vital information they need to make informed decisions. theLeapfrog Hospital Security Level, Leapfrog’s other core initiative, rates hospitals based on their patient safety record, helping consumers protect themselves and their families from mistakes, injuries, accidents and infections. For more,follow us on Twitter and Facebook and subscribe to our newsletter.



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