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Ukiah Valley Medical Center earns ‘A’
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The Leapfrog Group recently announced its 2016 Hospital Safety Scores, assigning letter grades to more than 2,500 U.S. hospitals. Ukiah Valley Medical Center (UVMC) was one of 798 hospitals to receive an A, ranking among the safest hospitals in the United States. Grades were awarded by assessing the medical errors, accidents, injuries and infections at each hospital.

Launched in 2012 as the only independent ratings program that focuses exclusively on patient safety, the Hospital Safety Score is the gold standard of patient safety.