DMC Huron Valley Sinai Hospital in Commerce Township was honored with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by the Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit organization of large employers dedicated to improving hospital performance.
The “A” rating, on a scale of “A” to “F,” was awarded in the latest update to the Hospital Safety Score, which assesses U.S. hospitals on preventable medical errors, injuries, accidents and infections. This evaluation is compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient safety and is designed to provide the public with information they can use to obtain high quality health care.
The Hospital Safety Score uses 26 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to create a single score representing a hospital’s overall capacity to keep patients safe by preventing errors and complications. Individual hospital scores are available at www.hospitalsafetyscore.org.