HPCI News: "Do Iowa Hospitals Make the Grade When it Comes to Patient Safety?"

To: Members and selected others

From: Paul

New Hospital Safety Scores were just released for hospitals across the U.S. including 36 hospitals in the greater Iowa market area. Scores were assigned to 24 hospitals in Iowa with seven (7) receiving an "A". The latest update to the Hospital Safety Scores, the A, B, C, D or F scores assigned to hospitals, were based on preventable medical errors, injuries, accidents, and infections.

See the attached new release for a listing of the Iowa "A"s and additional information.

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