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MAURY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Maury Regional Medical Center was one of 823 hospitals to receive an “A” for its commitment to reducing errors, infections and accidents that can harm patients.

This is the seventh consecutive reporting period for which MRMC has attained an “A” rating from The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety and transparency in the U.S. health care system.

“Our organization diligently monitors our safety protocols to provide outstanding care for our patients. The commitment of the physicians, staff and volunteers to ensure patient safety is reflected in being recognized among the safest hospitals across the nation,” said Maury Regional CEO Alan Watson.

Williamson Medical Center also received an A.

“Hospitals that earn top marks nationally in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, have achieved the highest safety standards in the country,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. “That takes commitment from every member of the hospital staff, who all deserve thanks and congratulations when their hospitals achieve an ‘A’ Safety Grade.”

Developed under the guidance of an Expert Panel, the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses 30 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to assign A, B, C, D and F grades to more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals twice per year. It is calculated by top patient safety experts, peer-reviewed, fully transparent and free to the public.

To see MRMC’s full grade, and to access consumer-friendly patient tips for staying safe in the hospital, visit www.hospitalsafetygrade.org or follow the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade on Twitter or Facebook. Consumers can also download the free Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade mobile app for Apple and Android devices.