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St. Luke's Des Peres Hospital Earns an 'A' in Patient Safety from Leapfrog

Chesterfield, Mo. , April 30, 2020
St. Luke’s Des Peres Hospital was awarded an ‘A’ in The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2020 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes the hospital’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare.

The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization that works to improve healthcare quality and safety.

The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses up to 28 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to assign letter grades to more than 2,600 U.S. acute-care hospitals across the country. The Safety Grade is updated every six months, and it assesses how well the hospital prevents medical errors and other harm to patients. The Hospital Safety Grade peer-reviewed methodology and results are publicly available at hospitalsafetygrade.org.

For more information about St. Luke’s Des Peres Hospital, visit stlukes-stl.com/desperes or find St. Luke’s Des Peres on Facebook at Facebook.com/StLukesDesPeresHospitalSTL.

About St. Luke's Hospital:
St. Luke's Hospital is an independent, nonprofit healthcare provider committed to improving the quality of life for its patients and the community. Since its founding in 1866, St. Luke's has grown from a single hospital location to an advanced network of care. It provides personalized healthcare services in over 60 specialty areas at its 493-bed hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. and 143-bed St. Luke's Des Peres Hospital. It also offers more than 30 other locations across the greater St. Louis area, bringing quality healthcare services close to home. St. Luke's is nationally-recognized for quality care and consistently earns high patient satisfaction scores. In St. Louis, St. Luke's is the exclusive alliance provider for the nation's No. 1 heart hospital, Cleveland Clinic's Heart & Vascular Institute.


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