April 30, 2020
Doctors Hospital of Sarasota is proud to announce it has earned another ‘A’ grade in patient safety from The Leapfrog Group. This is the hospital’s 12th ‘A’ grade in a row. “This ‘A’ grade reaffirms our hospital’s long history and commitment to safety, which is especially critical now during the COVID-19 pandemic. I am so proud of our entire team and their commitment to providing safe, compassionate care every day,” said Robert Meade, CEO of Doctors Hospital of Sarasota.
According to The Leapfrog Group, the grading system assigns letter grades to hospitals based on performance in preventing medical errors, injuries, accidents, and infections. The group uses 28 measures of hospital safety data to assign the letter grades twice a year to hospitals around the country.