The Only “A” for Patient Safety in Lehigh County
Our focus on patient safety earned Sacred Heart Hospital an “A” hospital safety score recognizing us as one of the safest hospitals in the United States. Patient safety is our top priority…And we’re proud to have the report card to prove it. Sacred Heart Hospital is the only hospital in Lehigh County and one of only 844 hospitals in the nation to earn an “A” grade for safety. To us it’s more than making the grade, its fulfilling a promise to be your trusted leader in quality, compassionate health care. And it means continued excellence for you and your family.Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses 30 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to 2600 U.S. hospitals twice per year. It is calculated by top patient safety experts, peer reviewed, fully transparent, and free to the public.
Sacred Heart Hospital employees work relentlessly to provide the safest care to our patients and they are a big reason for our “A” safety grade. "Leapfrog's "A" designation for Sacred Heart Hospital is a testament to the dedication and outstanding hard work of our physicians, nurses and staff to always place patient safety and quality care as the top priorities for each and every patient," said John Nespoli, president & CEO of Sacred Heart Hospital. Patients at Sacred Heart Hospital now know that they are being cared for at one of the safest hospitals in our area.
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