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Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett receives ‘A’ grade for patient safety

Saint Francis Hospital - Bartlett logoSaint Francis Hospital-Bartlett received The Leapfrog Group’s top safety grade for the fall 2016 grading period. The hospital was one of two hospitals in the Memphis area and one of just 21 in Tennessee to receive an “A” ranking among the safest hospitals in the U.S. This is Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett’s sixth consecutive “A” ranking.

“Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett is proud to once again be recognized as an “A” hospital for patient safety by The Leapfrog Group. This reflects our commitment to providing high-quality care,” said Chris Locke, Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett’s CEO. “I am proud of our staff for achieving this high mark, as they are truly dedicated to helping our patients live happier, healthier lives.”

The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses 30 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to assign A, B, C, D and F grades to more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals twice per year. It is calculated by top patient safety experts, peer-reviewed, fully transparent and free to the public.

To see how the Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett scores compare nationally and locally, visit hospitalsafetyscore.org.

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