Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton Earns An ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group

May 01, 2024

New Grade for Spring 2024 Is a National Recognition For Patient Safety   

Milton, Mass. – Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton (BID Milton) earned an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit watchdog. Leapfrog assigns an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D” or “F” grade to general hospitals across the country based on over 30 measures of errors, accidents, injuries and infections as well as the systems hospitals have in place to prevent them. This is the 7th straight “A” BID Milton has received, earning a “Straight A” designation from Leapfrog, which is awarded to hospitals who have earned “A”s in at least five consecutive cycles. 

"At the heart of our team’s daily efforts lies a constant commitment to safety," said Rich Fernandez, President of BID Milton. "A “Straight A” recognition from the Leapfrog group is a testament to their dedication, and we are immensely proud.”   

“Everyone who works at BID Milton should be proud of this ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade,” said Leah Binder, President and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. “It takes complete dedication of at every level, and an ironclad commitment to putting patients first. I thank BID Milton, its leadership, clinicians, staff, and volunteers for caring so deeply for its patients and their safety.” 

The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is the only hospital ratings program focused exclusively on preventable medical errors, infections and injuries that kill more than 500 patients a day nationally. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is peer-reviewed, fully transparent and free to the public. Grades are updated twice annually, in the fall and spring.  

To see ’s full grade details and to access patient tips for staying safe in the hospital, visit and The Leapfrog Group on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram and via The Leapfrog Group newsletter.   

About Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Milton

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Milton (BID Milton) is a member of Beth Israel Lahey Health, a health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals. More than 4,700 physicians and 39,000 employees share in a mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.

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