RED BLUFF, CA - November 8, 2018 – St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff is continuing its string of ‘A’s’ awarded by Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, a respected medical measurement system. The grades are based on 30 performance measures, including leadership, communication, care by physicians and nurses, and medication and surgical safety. It’s an effort to keep patients safe from preventable harm and medical errors. St. Elizabeth President Jordan Wright said,” I am gratified, but not surprised, that our staff and physicians have once again been honored with the highest grade possible. It confirms their commitment to providing our patients with the utmost level of care and safety.” St. Elizabeth Community Hospital has received an ‘A’ grade in each of the last four measurement periods in 2017 and 2018.
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Mercy Medical Center Redding, St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff, and Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta are Dignity Health North State hospitals sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of Auburn. The hospitals are passionate about patient care, committed to community outreach, advocates for the underserved, and dedicated to delivering quality, affordable health services to those in need. All three hospitals have been honored with numerous awards. Mercy Medical Center Redding has received National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award for eight consecutive years and the Healthgrades' Distinguished Hospital Award for three consecutive years. St. Elizabeth Community Hospital received a Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospital in the Nation for seven consecutive years – an honor no other California hospital of its size has achieved. Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta has been recognized as a Top 100 Critical Access hospital in the Nation by the National Rural Health Association. The hospitals also offer a broad array of outpatient services and the senior services of Connected Living. Visit www.mercy.org to learn more.