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St. Luke's Hospital and St. Luke's Des Peres Hospital Nationally Recognized with an 'A' for Fall 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Chesterfield, Mo. , November 10, 2021

St. Luke’s Hospital and St. Luke’s Des Peres Hospital each received an ‘A’ in the fall 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing hospitals’ achievements protecting patients from preventable harm, hospital associated infections and medical errors.

“Providing high quality, safe care is at the core of our mission,” said Dr. Samuel Flanders, St. Luke’s executive vice president for quality, safety and population health. “These “A” grades reflect our organizational commitment to our community. They are the result of many daily actions of our team members take to provide exceptional care to each patient.”

The Leapfrog Group is an independent national nonprofit organization committed to healthcare quality and safety. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses publicly available hospital safety data to assign an ‘A,’ ‘B,’ ‘C,’ ‘D’ or ‘F’ grade to more than 2,700 acute-care general hospitals across the country. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade methodology is peer-reviewed and fully transparent, with the results available at hospitalsafetygrade.org.

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 providing 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 high quality and safe care, consistently earning high patient satisfaction scores. In St. Louis, St. Luke's is the exclusive alliance provider for the nation's No. 1 heart hospital, the Cleveland Clinic Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute.