November 28, 2022
HOUSTON, TX – HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe, HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center and HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast have earned an “A” for the fall 2022 Leapfrog Hospital Safety GradeThis national distinction celebrates these hospitals’ achievements in protecting patients from preventable harm and errors.
“At HCA Houston Healthcare, we exist to give patients a healthier tomorrow and their safety is our top priority,” said Mujtaba Ali-Khan, DO, chief medical officer at HCA Houston Healthcare. “I’m extremely proud of the medical staff and our care teams for their commitment to following best practices which help us continually deliver higher-quality and safe care 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 HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe, HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center and HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast’s full grade details and access patient tips for staying safe in the hospital, visit hospitalsafetygrade.org and follow The Leapfrog Group on Twitter and Facebook, and via its newsletter.