McKINNEY (Nov. 4, 2015) — Medical Center of McKinney has been recognized for its dedication to patient safety by being awarded an A grade in the Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from preventable medical errors, injuries and infections within the hospital.

The Hospital Safety Score is the gold standard rating for patient safety, compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading patient safety experts and administered by The Leapfrog Group.

“The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score recognition is representative of our commitment to delivering the highest level of quality patient care. 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 Center of McKinney CEO.

“Medical Center of McKinney’s A grade validates its achievement in preventing harm within the hospital, and we are proud to recognize the efforts of the care providers and staff,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group, which administers the Hospital Safety Score.

To see Medical Center of McKinney’s full score, and to access consumer-friendly tips for patients and loved ones visiting the hospital, visit www.hospitalsafetyscore.org.

 

About Medical Center of McKinney

Medical Center of McKinney (MCM) is a 260-bed, acute care hospital that offers patients the most comprehensive services including emergency care, cardiovascular, neurological services, general surgery, orthopedics, women’s services, including a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and psychiatric services. By placing quality patient care as a foremost priority, MCM achieved the Joint Commission’s prestigious Top Performer recognition for the third time for sustaining excellence in heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. MCM has expanded its emergency services by opening a 12-bed provider-based emergency room, the ER at Stonebridge, located at the corner of U.S. Highway 380 and Custer Road. For more information, visit medicalcenterofmckinney.com.