The Leapfrog Group’s biannual safety report gives Kaiser Permanente hospitals top scores for limiting patient injuries, reducing medical errors, and preventing infections
Roseville, Calif., – The Leapfrog Group recognized Kaiser Permanente Roseville hospital with a top score of “A” in its biannual Hospital Safety Grades report, which examined and graded nearly 3,000 hospitals throughout the United States.
A total of 16 Kaiser Permanente Northern California hospitals received “A” grades including: Antioch, Fremont, Fresno, Manteca, Modesto, Redwood City, Roseville, San Francisco, San Jose, San Rafael, Santa Clara, Santa Rosa, South San Francisco, Vacaville, Vallejo, and Walnut Creek. Additionally, Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Oakland, Richmond, Sacramento, and San Leandro received “B” grades.
“We are proud of the high safety score for our Roseville Medical Center, which demonstrates the hard work of our physicians, nurses and staff to ensure our patients are receiving safe care,” said Kim Menzel, senior vice president and area manager for Kaiser Permanente Roseville. “It’s validating that our efforts to keep patients safe from infections, injuries, and medical and medication errors are recognized.”
“Whether we are treating emergencies or managing chronic conditions, our focus is on providing high-quality care in a safe environment,” said Richard Florio, MD, physician-in-chief Kaiser Permanente Roseville. “We value the trust our members and patients place in our teams to care for them in the safest way possible.”
In addition to being recognized by The Leapfrog Group, Kaiser Permanente Roseville hospital was also named to the 2022 Cal Hospital Compare Patient Safety Honor Roll. The Patient Safety Honor Roll uses objective, publicly available patient safety measures to evaluate hospitals across a variety of domains including hospital acquired infections, adverse patient safety events, sepsis management, patient experience, and Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.