Singing River Ocean Springs Hospital and Singing River Pascagoula Hospital both received an "A" Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for Fall 2022. This national distinction celebrates the hospitals’ achievements in protecting hospital patients from preventable harm and errors.
“Receiving another “A” safety grade is a mere reflection of our team’s hard work and dedication to keep every patient’s quality of care and safety at the forefront of everything they do,” said Tiffany Murdock, CEO of Singing River Health System. “Looking ahead, we will continue to make strides to outperform in the quality of care and service we provide to our patients.”
The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization with a 10-year history of assigning letter grades to general hospitals throughout the United States, based on a hospital’s ability to prevent medical errors and harm to patients. The grading system is peer-reviewed, fully transparent, and free to the public. Hospital Safety Grade results are based on more than 30 national performance measures and are updated each fall and spring.
“I applaud the hospital leadership and workforce for their strong commitment to safety and transparency,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. “An ‘A’ Safety Grade is a sign that hospitals are continuously evaluating their performance so that they can best protect patients. Your hospital team should be extremely proud of their dedication and achievement.”
To see Singing River Health System full grade details and to access patient tips for staying safe in the hospital, visit HospitalSafetyGrade.org and follow The Leapfrog Group on Twitter, Facebook, and via its newsletter.