Los Robles Health System received an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for the ninth time in a row. This national distinction celebrates Los Robles Health System’s achievements in protecting hospital patients from preventable harm and errors.

“Quality patient care is top-of mind for all staff at Los Robles Health System, and we are thrilled that we continue to meet the top safety standards within healthcare,” stated Natalie Mussi, Chief Executive Officer at Los Robles Health System. “As a healthcare partner to our patients and community, I am proud of Los Robles’ dedication to providing quality patient care —it is truly a testament to our team’s efforts,” stated Mussi.

The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization with a 10-year history of assigning letter grades to general hospitals throughout the United States, based on a hospital’s ability to prevent medical errors and harm to patients. The grading system is peer-reviewed, fully transparent, and free to the public. Hospital Safety Grade results are based on more than 30 national performance measures and are updated each fall and spring.

“I applaud the hospital leadership and workforce for their strong commitment to safety and transparency,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. “An ‘A’ Safety Grade is a sign that hospitals are continuously evaluating their performance, so that they can best protect patients. Your hospital team should be extremely proud of their dedication and achievement.”

To see Los Robles Health System’s full grade details and to access patient tips for staying safe in the hospital, visit HospitalSafetyGrade.org.