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Community Hospital Monterey Peninsula given ‘A’ grade for safety

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula has been honored for the second time this year with an ‘A’ grade in the Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries, and infections.

The top grade was compiled under the guidance of experts on patient safety and is administered by the Leapfrog Group, an independent industry watchdog. This is the only hospital safety rating to be peer-reviewed in the Journal of Patient Safety, the score is designed to give consumers information they can use to protect themselves and their families when facing a hospital stay.