Central Carolina Hospital Earns “A” Rating For Patient Safety

Lee County’s Central Carolina Hospital has earned national recognition for its exceptional patient safety standards in the April 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Survey. CCH is one of 823 hospitals nationwide to receive an “A” grade for its commitment to reducing errors, infections and accidents that can harm patients.

Central Carolina Hosptial CEO John Maxwell notes that, “it’s a great accomplishment when our physicians and staff are recognized for their commitment to continuously work to ensure that patient quality and safety are our top priorities. We appreciate the recognition once again, from an outside group, for our efforts.”

The Leapfrog Group is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to exceptional quality, safety and transparency in the US Health Care System, and conducts semi-annual evaluations of American hospitals. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade incorporates 30 metrics to evaluate over 2,600 hospitals across the country. Leading patient safety experts conduct peer-reviewed, fully-transparent assessments to determine each facilities performance. Residents can review CCH’s full grade report by visiting the Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Grade website.

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