Ochsner Medical Center-BR Receives ‘A’ Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for spring 2022. This national distinction recognizes achievements in protecting patients from preventable harm and error in the hospital.

OMC – Baton Rouge is one of 15 Ochsner Health hospitals and partners across the Gulf South that received an “A” grade from Leapfrog.

“Patients are always our number one priority at Ochsner, and it is encoded in our value system to provide a safe environment and excellent patient experience,” said Robert Hart, MD, executive vice president and chief medical officer for Ochsner Health. “Even as the pandemic intensified challenges faced by healthcare workers, our employees have continued to strive for utmost patient safety and the reduction of avoidable harm. We are proud of our Ochsner team and gratified that our efforts have been recognized by Leapfrog.”