It’s an ‘A’ for Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - HealthPresence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center  received  an ‘A’ in  the Hospital Safety ScoreSM for keeping its patients safe from injuries, infections, medical and medication errors, according to The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog).  The hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient safety and is administered by Leapfrog, an independent industry watchdog. The first and only hospital safety rating to be analyzed in the peer-reviewed Journal of Patient Safety, the Score is designed to give the public information they can use to protect themselves and their families.  Leapfrog released scores for 2,652 U.S. hospitals.  The medical center was one of only 831 U.S. hospitals and 60 in Illinois to receive an ‘A’ grade on how well its health care workers protect patients from avoidable mishaps.  To learn more, about the medical center’s ‘A’ grade, visit

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