Contact: Kelly Webb-Little
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Chesterfield, MO, November 16, 2022 – St. Luke’s Hospital and St. Luke’s Des Peres Hospital each received an ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group. This national distinction recognizes both hospitals’ achievements in protecting patients from preventable harm and error.
“Delivering high quality, safe care is at the core of our mission,” said Samuel Flanders, MD, St. Luke’s chief quality and safety officer. “These “A” grades recognize the deep commitment our providers and team members have to caring safely for the communities we serve.”
The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization with a 10-year history of assigning letter grades to general hospitals throughout the United States, based on a hospital’s ability to prevent medical errors and harm to patients. The grading system is peer-reviewed, fully transparent, and free to the public. Hospital Safety Grade results are based on more than 30 national performance measures and are updated each fall and spring.
For more details, visit HospitalSafetyGrade.org.
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. For more information, visit stlukes-stl.com/newsroom.
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