Two QHR Client Hospitals Receive "A" in Leapfrog Group's 2014 Hospital Safety Score

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Two QHR client hospitals recently received an "A" from The Leapfrog Group's 2014 Hospital Safety Score including, Kadlec Regional Medical Center (Richland, WA) and Cary Medical Center (Caribou, ME).

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'These hospitals consistently demonstrate national leadership in patient safety,' said James L. Horrar, President and CEO of Quorum Health Resources.

Two QHR client hospitals recently received an "A" from The Leapfrog Group's 2014 Hospital Safety Score including, Kadlec Regional Medical Center (Richland, WA) and Cary Medical Center (Caribou, ME).

The annual Leapfrog Hospital Survey assesses hospital performance based on national performance measures. These measures and practices cover a broad spectrum of hospital services, processes and structures. The measures also provide hospitals with the opportunity to benchmark progress in improving the safety, quality and efficiency of the care they deliver.

"We are committed to providing excellent care to our patients and are pleased to be one of 251 hospitals to have achieved an 'A' grade in all five scores," said Kris Doody, CEO of Cary Medical Center. "It is a huge honor to be recognized for our continual efforts to improve our patient safety and care at our hospital."

"This is an exciting accomplishment for our hospital because we believe it shows our commitment to providing great healthcare to our patients" said Rand Wortman CEO of Kadlec Regional Medical Center. "This hospital safety score recognizes the ongoing commitment of our staff to improve patient safety in out facility."

"These hospitals consistently demonstrate national leadership in patient safety," said James L. Horrar, President and CEO of Quorum Health Resources. "We are proud to see QHR client hospitals recognized for patient safety and are proud of the work they do day in and day out to achieve positive outcomes for their patients."

The Leapfrog Group is an independent, national not-for-profit organization focused on safety, quality and affordability of healthcare in the U.S. by promoting transparency and value-based hospital incentives. Leapfrog Group’s goal is to save lives by reducing injuries, accidents and preventable medical and medication errors.

About QHR (Quorum Health Resources)
QHR (Quorum Health Resources) has provided consulting, management and education resources to hospitals and health systems for three decades. QHR is the market leader in hospital management, serving more than 700 hospitals over the past 3 decades. As a consulting resource, QHR is consistently ranked among the top healthcare consulting firms in the nation, and the QHR Learning Institute reaches nearly 15,000 healthcare professionals each year. For more information, go to http://www.qhr.com.

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