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SVMH earns an “A” for patient safety
The Californian - Salinas

Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System has received a third consecutive rating of “A” in a national survey of hospital commitment to patient safety.

The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit organization, awarded SVMHS an “A” grade in the Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections. SVMHS also received an “A” in the Spring 2015 survey and in last year’s survey results.