Ochsner Health Facilities Recognized with an A by Leapfrog in Spring 2020 Patient Safety Grades

Eleven Ochsner Health facilities, including five partner facilities, earned an A Spring 2020 Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, a designation that recognizes efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States. Ochsner hospitals and partner facilities earning this honor include:

-Ochsner Baptist – A Campus of Ochsner Medical Center

-Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge

-Ochsner Medical Center – Hancock

-Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans

-Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner

-Ochsner Medical Center – Northshore

-Ochsner St. Mary

-Leonard A. Chabert Medical Center (Ochsner Partner)

-Lafayette General Medical Center  (Ochsner Partner)

-St. Tammany Health System (Ochsner Partner)

-Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport – Monroe Medical Center (Ochsner partner, formerly University Health Conway)

The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to healthcare quality and safety. The Safety Grade is a letter assigned to all general hospitals across the country and updated every six months, assessing how well hospitals prevent medical errors and other harms to patients.