October 31, 2017
The Leapfrog Group just released their latest round of safety grades and Doctors Hospital of Sarasota earned an “A” for the eighth consecutive time. The Safety Grade assigns A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harmful conditions. Doctors Hospital of Sarasota has earned an “A” consistently since 2014.
“I am very proud of our team for all they do each day to put our patients first and focus on safety. We have made this part of our culture and we are committed to providing personalized and exceptional care to every patient, every day,” said Robert Meade, Chief Executive Officer of Doctors Hospital of Sarasota.
The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is calculated by top patient safety experts, peer reviewed, fully transparent and free to the public. It is updated every six months and uses 27 quality measures of publically available hospital safety data to assign grades. To see Doctors Hospital of Sarasota’s grade visit: http://www.hospitalsafetygrade.org/