GASTONIA, N.C. - CaroMont Regional Medical Center received an “A”Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for fall 2021. This national distinction recognizes the facilities’
achievements in protecting patients from harm and error in the hospital.
This is the eleventh ‘A’ for CaroMont Regional Medical Center,
more than any other hospital in the Charlotte region.
“Our highest priority is providing exceptional healthcare in the
safest environment,” said Dr. Todd Davis, EVP and Chief Physician
Executive at CaroMont Health. “This recognition is the result of
an extraordinary commitment to safety and collaboration. Maintaining this
level of excellence requires not only medical staff and nursing team,
but also hospital leadership, clinical services and all care support teams.”
The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization, assigns
an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D,”
or “F” grade to general hospitals across the country based
on over thirty national performance measures reflecting errors, injuries,
accidents and infections, as well as systems hospitals have in place to
The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is the only hospital ratings program
based exclusively on hospital prevention of medical errors and harms to
patients. The grading system is peer-reviewed, fully transparent and free
to the public. Grades are updated twice annually, in the fall and spring.
"An 'A' Safety Grade is a tremendous achievement, of which
this community should be extremely proud," said Leah Binder, president
and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. "I thank the leadership and workforce
of CaroMont Regional Medical Center for their commitment to prioritizing
patients and their safety, especially during these challenging times."
To see CaroMont Regional Medical Center’s full grade details and
to access patient tips for staying safe in the hospital, visit
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