Monongahela Valley Hospital Earns "A" Rating on Leapfrog Hospital Safety Scorecards


(April 12, 2017 - Carroll Township, Pa.)

Monongahela Valley Hospital earned an "A" rating on the Hospital Safety Scorecard from the Leapfrog Group in terms of patient safety. An "A" rating from this respected national organization is one of the most meaningful grades a hospital can receive. The Hospital Safety Scorecard is considered the gold standard for patient safety and is one of the most trusted resources used by patients seeking high-quality, safe care.

"The Leapfrog Group's Hospital Safety Score of an "A" recognizes the commitment shown by the physicians, nurses and staff at Monongahela Valley Hospital to deliver safe and quality care to every patient every day," said Louis J. Panza Jr., MVH's president and CEO. "This rating confirms our staff's commitment to applying best-practices to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our patients."

The Leapfrog Group is a national non-profit organization that was founded in 2000 by large employers and purchasers to drive a movement for quality and safety in American health care. The Group's Hospital Safety Score is collected to transparently report hospital performance in order for consumers to find the highest-value care and make informed decisions.

In addition to the Leapfrog Group rating, Monongahela Valley Hospital received the Women's Choice Award as one of America's Best Hospital's for Patient Safety and has been ranked Among the Top Three Medium-sized Hospitals in the United States in Patient Satisfaction by the Johns Hopkins Medicine Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality.

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