Edward, Elmhurst Hospitals earn “A” in Leapfrog Spring 2019 Hospital Safety Grades

May 15, 2019
Edward Elmhurst Hospitals Edward Hospital, in Naperville, and Elmhurst Hospital, part of the Edward-Elmhurst Health system, each earned an A in The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2019 Hospital Safety Grades.

Elmhurst Hospital is one of only 41 hospitals in the U.S. to achieve an A in every update since Leapfrog began the Hospital Safety Grades in the spring of 2012. To see details of Edward and Elmhurst’s A grades, visit www.hospitalsafetygrade.org

The Leapfrog Group is a national organization committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers. Leapfrog uses 28 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to assign A, B, C, D or F grade twice a year to hospitals across the country based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms among patients in their care.

In addition, Edward-Elmhurst Health was recently recognized as one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems by IBM Watson Health. Edward-Elmhurst, which includes Edward Hospital in Naperville, Elmhurst Hospital and Linden Oaks Behavioral Health (on the Edward Hospital campus), was one of five systems recognized in the Medium Health Systems category.

To learn more about patient safety and quality of care at Edward and Elmhurst Hospitals, visit www.EEHealth.org/patientsafety.