SOUTHWEST GENERAL RECOGNIZED FOR OUTSTANDING RECORD IN PATIENT SAFETY—AWARDED AN ‘A’ GRADE IN FALL 2014 HOSPITAL SAFETY SCORE REPORT

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For the third consecutive reporting period, Southwest General has received an ‘A’ grade for hospital safety from the Leapfrog Group, an independent industry watchdog.

“At Southwest General, patient safety is a top priority, and we have continued to sustain our positive efforts to implement various patient safety programs and raise awareness of this important issue, as is proven by our consistently receiving an ‘A’ grade—the highest grade possible—from Leapfrog,” explains Marti Bauschka, RN, MSN, MBA, chief nursing officer, Southwest General.

Read the press release here.