North Fulton Hospital receives ‘A’ in patient safety

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ROSWELL, Ga. — North Fulton Hospital received the top grade from one of the nation’s leading patient safety advocacy organizations.

The hospital received an “A” in the Leapfrog Group’s spring 2014 Hospital Safety Score.

The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score rating system is designed to give consumers information they can use to make the best health care decisions for themselves or a loved one.

“We are proud of North Fulton Hospital’s recent ‘A’ grade, as we believe it recognizes our commitment to providing safe, quality health care to our patients,” said Debbie Keel, chief executive officer of North Fulton Hospital. “We are committed to continually monitoring and improving the care we provide. Patient safety is the top focus for us – one that requires diligence with every patient, every day.”

For more information, visit the Hospital Safety Score at www.hospitalsafetyscore.org, an initiative of the Leapfrog Group, www.leapfroggroup.org.

FH 05-07-14