Thornton, CO — The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit healthcare ratings organization, released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades to general acute-care hospitals in the nation. North Suburban Medical Center in Thornton, Colorado was awarded the organization’s highest grade – an “A” in patient safety. This A-rating for spring 2019 is the tenth consecutive A-rating that the hospital has received.
The Hospital Safety grades, ranging from A to F, rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, injuries, errors and infections. North Suburban Medical Center was the only hospital in the North Metro Denver area to receive an “A” for spring 2019 and for the previous year as well (Spring 2018 and Fall 2018). The A-rating marks a commitment to meeting the highest patient standards in the in the country.