CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade - CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System

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Published on November 17, 2018

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

LeapFrog Hospital Safety Grade ATyler, TX – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States. The Leapfrog Group is a national organization committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers. The Safety Grade assigns an A, B, C, D or F grade to hospitals across the country based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms among patients in their care.

“To be recognized with an ‘A’ by Leapfrog is an honor we are very proud to receive yet again,” said Jason Proctor, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler. “Without the tireless dedication of the medical staff, physicians and all our Associates over the course of this year and the many years of impeccable safety records before, this honor would not be possible. Earning recognition for our safety is a wonderful indication of the commitment our hospital and our System exhibits toward our mission to enhance community health by extending the healing ministry of Jesus Christ.”

“Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grades recognize hospitals like CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler that focus on advancing patient safety. This ranking provides an important resource for patients, and a benchmark for hospitals, to determine how care at one hospital compares to others in a region,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. “Hospitals that earn an A Hospital Safety Grade deserve to be recognized for their efforts in preventing medical harm and errors.”

Developed under the guidance of a National Expert Panel, the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses 28 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to assign grades to more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals twice per year. The Hospital Safety Grade’s methodology is peer-reviewed and fully transparent, and the results are free to the public.

“Patient Safety is a critical component of our care at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System,” said Fadi Nasrallah, M.D., Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical and Quality Officer. “Our entire medical staff and every member of our team give their all every day to ensure that our patients are cared for in the safest environment possible. We will continue to build upon the success of another consecutive ‘A’ rating and seek to continually improve patient safety at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System.”

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler was one of 855 across the United States awarded an A in the Fall 2018 update of grades. To see the CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler full grade details, and to access patient tips for staying safe in the hospital, visit www.hospitalsafetygrade.org and follow The Leapfrog Group on Twitter and Facebook.

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About The Leapfrog Group
Founded in 2000 by large employers and other purchasers, The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization driving a movement for giant leaps forward in the quality and safety of American health care. The flagship Leapfrog Hospital Survey collects and transparently reports hospital performance, empowering purchasers to find the highest-value care and giving consumers the lifesaving information they need to make informed decisions. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, Leapfrog’s other main initiative, assigns letter grades to hospitals based on their record of patient safety, helping consumers protect themselves and their families from errors, injuries, accidents, and infections.

CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System includes CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospitals - Tyler, South Tyler, Jacksonville, Winnsboro and Sulphur Springs, the CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Louis and Peaches Owen Heart Hospital - Tyler, CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Rehabilitation Hospital a partner of Encompass Health, Tyler ContinueCARE Hospital at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital, a long-term acute care facility, and CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic. CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic is the area's preferred multi-specialty medical group, with more than 400 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers representing 36 specialties in 34 locations serving Northeast Texas across 41 counties. For more information on services available through CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System, visit christustmf.org.

  • Bed count - 402 - CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler
  • Bed count - 8 - CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - South Tyler
  • Bed count - 25 - CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Jacksonville
  • Bed Count - 96 - CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Sulphur Springs
  • Bed count - 25 - CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Winnsboro
  • Bed count - 94 - CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Bed count - 72 - CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Louis and Peaches Owen Heart - Tyler
  • Bed count - 51 - Tyler ContinueCARE Hospital at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital

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