According to the ratings, more
than two thirds of all hospitals surveyed by the group received a B grade or lower. Hospitals with A grades performed best in
keeping patients safe from preventable harm and medical errors.
safety is top priority at West Chester Hospital. We are proud that our
vigilant efforts to provide a safe environment for our patients have been
recognized by the Leapfrog Group for an additional year," says Kevin Joseph,
MD, president and CEO of West Chester Hospital. "An A grade demonstrates
excellence in the area of patient safety and quality measures, and an unrivaled
commitment to ongoing excellence. Patients should consider many factors when choosing
where to receive care. The Hospital Safety Scorecard equips patients with
an important tool for comparison of safety and service."
West Chester Hospital
is a 160-bed, all-private room, hospital accessible from
Interstate 75 at Tylersville Road.