The nonprofit healthcare watchdog group Leapfrog Group has named the Medical City Alliance as one of the top general hospitals in the country, according to a December 19 press release.
Medical City Alliance, located at 3101 N. Tarrant Parkway, Fort Worth, provides acute care to patients in Fort Worth, Keller, Roanoke, Haslet, Saginaw and other communities in Tarrant and Denton counties, according to the announcement. It is one of four recognized hospitals in Texas and one of 37 in the United States.
These facilities were assessed as part of the 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey, which examines patient safety and quality performance metrics, according to the press release.
“We are exceptionally proud of this accomplishment,” said Glenn Wallace, CEO of Medical City Alliance, in the press release. “This recognition serves as an objective opinion on the high quality care we provide at Medical City Alliance and is a testament to our mission of caring for and improving human life.”
Leapfrog annually rewards general, children’s, rural, and university hospitals for their efforts to prevent medical errors, high-quality care, lower infection rates and other health parameters, according to the website. ‘organization.
The results of the survey are being used to inform evaluations of Leapfrog hospitals, according to the watchdog group.
Reports show that the Medical City Alliance scored high on inpatient care management, medication safety, pediatric care, and low rates of some infections. Leapfrog also said progress is needed in cancer and high-risk surgeries, cesarean sections and high-risk newborn deliveries. The hospital also received an “A” hospital safety rating.
More information can be found on the Medical City Alliance Hospital Profile here.