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Published on December 07, 2017

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler Earns National Recognition

Local hospital ranked among best facilities in the country for safety, quality


Tyler, TX – Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler was named a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group for the second time in four years. Announced today, the Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors American hospitals can receive. The Top Hospital designation is awarded by The Leapfrog Group, an independent hospital watchdog organization. 


“Being named among the nation’s Top Hospitals by Leapfrog is an honor we are very proud to be awarded,” said Jason Proctor, Chief Operating Officer, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler, South Tyler and the CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Louis and Peaches Owen Heart Hospital. “Without the tireless dedication of the physicians and all our Associates over the course of many years, this honor would not be possible. Earning recognition for our safety and quality is a wonderful indication of the commitment CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler exhibits toward our mission to extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ toward Northeast Texas.”


Among thousands of hospitals in the country, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler received a Top General distinction, recognized nationally alongside:


  • 10 Top Children’s Hospitals
  • 45 Top General Hospitals
  • 18 Top Rural Hospitals
  • 36 Top Teaching Hospitals


“Patient Safety and providing care of the highest quality are critical components of our ministry at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System,” said Fadi Nasrallah, M.D., Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Quality Officer for CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System. “All of our physicians and every member of our team give their all every day to ensure that our patients are cared for in the safest environment possible and receive care recognized nationally for its excellence. We will continue to build upon this success and seek to continually improve safety and quality at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System.”


Performance across many areas of hospital care is considered in establishing the qualifications for the award, including infection rates, maternity care, and the hospital’s capacity to prevent medication errors. The rigorous standards are defined in each year’s Top Hospital Methodology.


“We are proud to recognize CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler as a 2017 Leapfrog Top Hospital. This demonstrates extraordinary dedication to patients and the local community. The entire staff and board deserve praise for putting quality first and achieving results,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of Leapfrog.


To qualify for the Top Hospitals distinction, hospitals must submit a Leapfrog Hospital Survey. The selection of Top Hospitals 2017 is based on surveys from nearly 1,900 hospitals. To see the full list of institutions honored as 2017 Top Hospitals, visit

Reviewed by WK on December 07, 2017