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Merced hospital gets ‘A’ rating for patient safety
Sacramento Bee

Mercy Medical Center Merced received favorable feedback from a recent report released by the Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Score — a program that grades hospitals on the overall performance in keeping patients safe.

The report, which covered data from 2012 and the first quarter of 2013, gave Mercy an “A” rating.

Leapfrog graded more than 2,500 general hospitals in the United States using hospital safety data on infections, injuries and medication errors.