Ochsner Medical Center – BR Earns ‘A’ Safety Grade from Leapfrog Group

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

The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization with a 10-year history of assigning letter grades to general hospitals throughout the United States, based on a hospital’s ability to prevent medical errors and harm to patients. The grading system is peer-reviewed, fully transparent, and free to the public. Hospital Safety Grade results are based on more than 30 national performance measures and are updated each fall and spring.

“We’re proud of our clinicians and staff, who work tirelessly to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our patients,” said Chuck Daigle, CEO, Ochsner Baton Rouge. “This is also a reflection on our entire regional staff for embracing our core values of excellence, compassion, teamwork and prioritizing patients above all.”