FRAMINGHAM – MetroWest Medical Center’s Framingham Union Hospital announced today, May 15, it earned an “A” rating in The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2019 Safety Score.
The rating demonstrating the hospital’s commitment to delivering safe, high-quality patient care, said the hospital in a media release.
The Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Score is a rating system designed to give consumers the information they can use to make healthcare decisions for themselves or a loved one.
The Leapfrog Group assigns A, B, C, D and F grades to more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals based on their ability to prevent errors, injuries, accidents and infections.
“This ‘A’ rating recognizes our continuous commitment to placing safety at the forefront of our patients’ care,” said Andrew D. Harding, CEO of MetroWest Medical Center. “I am honored to work with such a caring and dedicated team”.
MetroWest Medical Center is the largest community health care system between Worcester and Boston. It provides comprehensive acute care services in two locations: Leonard Morse in Natick and Framingham Union in Framingham.