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GAMC Earns 3rd Consecutive 'A' for Hospital Safety

Awards & Recognition

Glendale, CA – The independent hospital watchdog The Leapfrog Group recently published its newest results for hospital safety scores. Glendale Adventist Medical Center (GAMC) earned its third consecutive ‘A’ grade in this elite national ratings program, recognizing its strong commitment to patient safety. 

“Our world-class mission statement to “share God’s love with our community” demands that we provide world-class care to those who entrust us with their health care needs. This third consecutive ‘A’ grade safety score illustrates our unwavering commitment to those we have served for 111 years,” said Kevin A. Roberts, president/CEO of GAMC.

“Avoidable deaths in hospitals should be the number one concern of our health care leaders. Hospitals that earn an ‘A’ from Leapfrog are leaders in saving lives, and we commend them and urge their continued vigilance,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. 

Developed under the guidance of Leapfrog’s Blue Ribbon Expert Panel, the Hospital Safety Score uses 30 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to assign A, B, C, D and F grades to more than 2,500 U.S. hospitals twice per year. It is calculated by top patient safety experts, peer-reviewed, fully transparent and free to the public. For the first time, the Hospital Safety Score includes five measures of patient-reported experience with the hospital as well as two of the most common infections, C.diff and MRSA. To see GAMC's full score, and to access consumer-friendly tips for patients and loved ones visiting the hospital, visit or follow The Hospital Safety Score on Twitter or Facebook. Consumers can also download the free Hospital Safety Score mobile app for Apple and Android devices. 

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. Hospital Safety Score, 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.