Medical City McKinney has earned an “A” rating for hospital safety from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Medical City McKinney’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States.
“Our entire staff is dedicated to exceeding our patients’ expectations by delivering outstanding medical care to every patient, every time,” said Ernest C. Lynch, III, Medical City McKinney CEO. “An ‘A’ ranking represents our commitment to delivering the highest level of quality patient care.”
Medical City McKinney is one of nine Medical City Healthcare hospitals to receive an A rating including: Medical City Arlington, Medical City Dallas, Medical City Denton, Medical City Fort Worth, Medical City Las Colinas, Medical City Lewisville, Medical City North Hills, and Medical City Plano.
“Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grades recognize hospitals like Medical City McKinney 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.”
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.
Medical City McKinney is a 260-bed, acute care hospital that offers comprehensive services including a Level III trauma center, cardiovascular, neurological services, general surgery, orthopedics, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit and psychiatric services. Medical City McKinney is a primary stroke center, a stroke rehabilitation center and achieved the Joint Commission’s prestigious Top Performer recognition for sustaining excellence in heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, stroke and perinatal care. Medical City ER Stonebridge, located at Custer and Hwy 380, is Medical City McKinney’s off-campus emergency room. Medical City McKinney is part of Medical City Healthcare.