Abrazo hospitals earn A grades from Leapfrog Group

Business News | 7 Nov |

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus, Abrazo Central Campus and Abrazo West Campus received “A” ratings in The Leapfrog Group’s fall 2019 Hospital Safety Score, demonstrating the hospitals’ commitment to delivering safe, high-quality patient care. 

The Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Score is a rating system designed to give consumers information they can use to make healthcare decisions for themselves or a loved one. The Leapfrog Group assigns A, B, C, D and F grades to more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals based on their ability to prevent errors, injuries, accidents and infections.

“Abrazo Central Campus continues on its upward trajectory. The Leapfrog top grade for patient safety reflects our commitment to providing safe, high-quality care. We’re excited about the patient care capabilities we’re adding to this hospital and looking forward to a bright future for Abrazo Central,” said Ed Staren, interim Chief Executive Officer. 

Abrazo West Campus received the hospital’s sixth consecutive top grade from Leapfrog. 

“Abrazo West is proud to be recognized by The Leapfrog Group with its top grade for patient safety. This rating recognizes our continuous commitment to placing safety at the forefront of our patients’ care,” said Abrazo West Campus Chief Executive Officer Christina Oh.

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus earned its fourth consecutive A grade. 

“Serving the northwest Valley community for more than 30 years means every day we focus on how we can continually improve our delivery of care and patient satisfaction. Nothing is more important to us than offering our patients trusted care in a safe environment,” said Abrazo Arrowhead Campus Chief Executive Officer Jeff Patterson. 

Abrazo Central Campus is a 221-bed teaching hospital with specialties including cancer care, orthopedics, neurosciences, cardiovascular care and more. It is home of the Abrazo Family Medicine Residency Program and the first hospital in Arizona to earn thrombectomy-capable stroke center certification. 

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus is a leader minimally invasive in surgical robotics, cardiovascular services and obstetrical and newborn care. The 217-bed teaching hospital is also home of the Abrazo Graduate Medical Education program’s Internal Medicine and General Surgery residencies. 

Abrazo West Campus is a 188-bed acute care hospital and Level I Trauma Center serving West Valley communities and beyond. It recently added internal medicine and general surgery residency rotations as part of Abrazo Health’s Graduate Medical Education program and is a past recipient of the WESTMARC Quality of Life Enhancement Award and the Southwest Valley Chamber’s Icon Award.

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