Whittier Hospital Medical Center Nationally Recognized with an 'A' Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group - Fall 2022


Whittier, California, November 16, 2022 – Whittier Hospital Medical Center received an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group. This national distinction celebrates Whittier Hospital’s achievements in protecting hospital patients from preventable harm and errors.

”We are honored and proud to again receive a Grade “A” from The Leapfrog Group,” said Mary Anne Monje, Chief Executive Officer. “Patient safety is our top priority and this award reflects our commitment to provide the highest quality care possible. It also reaffirms that Whittier Hospital Medical Center is a safer choice for our patients and their loved ones.”

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 Whittier Hospital Medical Center’s 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

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