One of only 56 hospitals nationwide named among the best by The Leapfrog Group
Draper, UT - Lone Peak Hospital is one of only two in Utah and 56 hospitals nationwide to achieve the 2016 Top General Hospital award from The Leapfrog Group. The Draper hospital earned this prestigious recognition by providing the highest quality patient care.
As a Top General Hospital, Lone Peak is one of 115 Top Hospitals recognized by The Leapfrog Group this year. Each one is ranked in one of four categories; General, Children’s, Rural and Teaching, Top Hospitals have better systems in place to prevent medication errors, provide higher quality maternity care, ensure safer high-risk procedures, and lower readmission rates.
“This award demonstrates our hospital staff’s commitment to excellence and making sure that our patient care is the highest quality,” said Mark Meadows, CEO at Lone Peak Hospital. “I cannot thank our caregivers and support staff enough for their dedication; we’re all honored to be recognized by The Leapfrog Group.”
Annually, about 1,805 hospitals nationwide report data to The Leapfrog Group during its Hospital Survey. The national organization compares hospitals’ performance on national standards of patient safety, quality, efficiency and management structures. Based on the results, it ranks every participating hospital according to its ability to ensure patient safety, prevent errors and provide value.
“We set the toughest standards in the industry, so hospitals that excel at Leapfrog deserve the finest recognition we can give them,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group.
Evaluation of hospital data by The Leapfrog Group provides the most comprehensive picture of how patients fare at individual hospitals across the country. To find out more about the methodology, visit www.leapfroggroup.org. To see a full list of this year’s winners: www.leapfroggroup.org/tophospitals.
About Lone Peak Hospital
Located in Draper, this 32-bed community hospital was recognized for its exceptional obstetric care for two years in a row with the Women’s Choice Award. It brings much needed obstetric care, surgery services and outpatient diagnostic services to Draper and surrounding South Valley communities. This MountainStar Healthcare hospital is an accredited Chest Pain Center and a Stroke Receiving Center. Primary care physicians and specialists deliver a wide range of healthcare and wellness services at practices located on this medical campus.
About The Leapfrog Group
Founded in 2000 by large employers and other purchasers, The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization driving a movement for giant leaps forward in the quality and safety of American health care. The flagship Leapfrog Hospital Survey collects and transparently reports hospital performance, empowering purchasers to find the highest-value care and giving consumers the lifesaving information they need to make informed decisions. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, Leapfrog’s other main initiative, assigns letter grades to hospitals based on their record of patient safety, helping consumers protect themselves and their families from errors, injuries, accidents, and infections.