Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, each received the highest possible “A” grade in a rigorous biannual assessment of quality and safety released today by The Leapfrog Group.
“Receiving this recognition honors your interdisciplinary collaboration and continuous commitment to quality and improvement,” says Johnese Spisso, MPA, president of UCLA Health and CEO of UCLA Hospital System. “It also reflects our comprehensive quality and safety programs.”
The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses 28 performance measures of safety and quality to produce a single letter grade. The assessment of more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide is intended to help patients make informed health care decisions that protect them from medical errors and preventable harm.
To learn more, visit hospitalsafetygrade.org/your-hospitals-safety-grade.
UCLA has received an additional $46 million gift from longtime supporter and legendary entertainment visionary David Geffen, a reinvestment that brings the amount of the David Geffen Medical Scholarship Fund to $146 million.