Doctors Hospital of Manteca Receives “A” in Patient Safety from The Leapfrog GroupNov 28, 2016
MANTECA, Calif. – November 22, 2016 – Doctors Hospital of Manteca has received The Leapfrog Group’s top Safety Grade in the nationwide rating organization’s 2016 Fall release. The hospital was the only one in San Joaquin County to receive an “A,” ranking it among the safest hospitals in the United States. This is the third year in a row that The Leapfrog Group has given Doctors Hospital of Manteca an “A” rating.
“Doctors Hospital of Manteca is proud to be recognized once again as an ‘A’ hospital for patient safety by The Leapfrog Group,” said Ikenna Mmeje, CEO of Doctors Hospital of Manteca. “This is an outstanding affirmation of the commitment and dedication our physicians, nurses and other staff demonstrate every day in providing high-quality, compassionate care to our patients.”
He added, “We are focused on continually improving care delivery and patient satisfaction. Our clinical leadership regularly reviews our hospital’s patient care processes and compares our data to nationally-recognized benchmarks and best practices. Nothing is more important to us than offering our patients trusted care in a safe environment.”
The hospital has several initiatives that support these efforts, including a readmissions and cesarean-section rate reduction program, and dedicated stroke and sepsis committees to drive excellence in care for those patient populations. Doctors Hospital of Manteca has also been recognized by several other organizations for the quality of services it provides to the community, including the American Heart Association, the Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes, and the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.
The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses 30 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to assign A, B, C, D and F grades to more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals twice per year. It is calculated by top patient safety experts, peer-reviewed, fully transparent and free to the public.
ABOUT DOCTORS HOSPITAL OF MANTECA
Doctors Hospital of Manteca is one of the largest businesses in the community. Doctors Hospital has more than 500 employees and a medical staff of over 150 physicians. While offering the convenience and accessibility of a small hospital, Doctors Hospital offers many advanced clinical services. Private patient rooms, expanded and enhanced imaging services, emergency, pharmacy, ICU/CCU and obstetrical services are designed for the care and comfort of our patients.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. To learn more about Doctors Hospital of Manteca, visit our website, www.DoctorsManteca.com