Hospital Nationally Recognized as One of the Safest in the Country
HONOLULU, HI — May 8, 2013 — Kaiser Permanente’s Moanalua Medical Center has been recognized and awarded with an “A” rating for patient safety in a national report card issued by The Leapfrog Group, rating the hospital among the safest in the country. The Leapfrog Group is an employer-backed nonprofit group focused on health care quality.
The Leapfrog report card, also known as the Hospital Safety Score, exclusively measures safety by evaluating errors, accidents, and infections. Key process measures involved in determining the score for each hospital evaluated in the survey included the management structures and procedures a hospital has in place to protect patients from errors, accidents and injuries.