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UPMC Awarded “A” Grade

November 7th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

This fall, 18 UPMC hospitals, including UPMC Western Maryland, received an “A” Hospital Safety Grade, the highest achievable safety mark, from The Leapfrog Group, a national organization that aims to improve health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization that assigns letter grades to general hospitals throughout the United States, based on a hospital’s ability to prevent medical errors and harm to patients. Dr. David Burwell, Chief Quality Officer for UPMC, will be a guest on the Dave Norman Show November 15th to discuss the grade received by UPMC Western Maryland.