McLaren Port Huron earns ‘A’ for patient safety in Fall 2022 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

PORT HURON, Mich.–McLaren Port Huron was awarded an 'A' Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national distinction that recognizes McLaren Port Huron’s achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safe, compassionate health care. The grade is based on the hospital’s performance in preventing medical errors, injuries, accidents, infections and other harm to patients in their care, as well as patient experience.

“This Leapfrog safety grade is a testament to the care and commitment of the incredible team at McLaren Port Huron,” said Eric Cecava, president and CEO at McLaren Port Huron. “Given the extraordinary challenges of we’ve faced over the past few years, this grade is even more impressive. Our team never loses sight of the critical need to provide high quality care in a compassionate and safe environment.”

Developed under the guidance of a national expert panel, the Leapfrog Group uses publicly available hospital safety data to assign grades to hospitals twice a year. The methodology is peer-reviewed and fully transparent, and the results are free to the public.

While providing its exceptional level of care, McLaren Port Huron was also earned recognized for its proficient in the treatment of several quality-of-life-limiting and potentially life-threatening conditions from US News & World Report: heart attack, heart failure, kidney failure and COPD.

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About McLaren Port Huron
McLaren Port Huron is a 186-bed non-profit hospital located in Port Huron, Michigan. Founded in 1882, it has a strong history of providing quality, compassionate care to residents living in St. Clair and Sanilac counties. McLaren Port Huron provides a full range of services, including cardiovascular care at the James C. Acheson Heart and Vascular Center, award-winning cancer services onsite through the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, comprehensive orthopedic services and general, bariatric and robotic-assisted surgeries. The hospital is nationally verified as a Level III Trauma Center and operates the busiest Emergency Center in St. Clair County.