JUPITER, Fla. – Jupiter Medical Center is once again recognized as a leader in hospital
safety, according to national healthcare watchdog organization The Leapfrog Group.
The medical center received the highest ranking possible of an “A”
rating for the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade in fall 2019. The ranking
is a national distinction recognizing Jupiter Medical Center’s achievements
protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare.
“Prioritizing patient safety while providing high-quality healthcare
to patients at all stages of their medical journey is of utmost importance
to us,” said Dr. Amit Rastogi, president and chief executive officer
of Jupiter Medical Center. “Consistently earning an ‘A’
hospital safety grade is a testament to the work done by our team of physicians,
nurses, medical staff and quality teams to meet and exceed rigorous safety
The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses 28 measures of publicly available
hospital safety data to assign grades to more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals
twice per year. The Hospital Safety Grade’s methodology is peer-reviewed
and fully transparent, and the results are free to the public.
To see Jupiter Medical Center’s full grade details, and to access
patient tips for staying safe in the hospital, please visit jupitermed.com/safety.
About Jupiter Medical Center
An independent, not-for-profit, 297-bed regional medical center, Jupiter
Medical Center is the first and only hospital in Palm Beach, Martin, St.
Lucie, Indian River, Dade and Broward counties to receive a five-star
rating for patient safety and quality of care – the highest ranking
awarded by the
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The ranking places the hospital in the top 7 percent of the nation’s
hospitals. In addition, The Leapfrog Group, a national healthcare watchdog
organization, recognized Jupiter Medical Center as a Top Hospital and
awarded the hospital an “A” in overall patient safety and
quality care. World-class physicians, strategic partnerships, and innovative
techniques and technology enable Jupiter Medical Center to provide a broad
range of services, with specialty concentrations in neurosciences and
stroke care; cardiac and vascular care; oncology; women’s and children’s
services; orthopedics and spine care; urgent care; and other key areas.
Founded in 1979, Jupiter Medical Center has approximately 1,689 team members,
650 physicians, 593 nurses and 640 volunteers. For more information on
Jupiter Medical Center, please call (561) 263-2200 or visit
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