Stony Brook Southampton Hospital Earns An ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade From The Leapfrog Group 

Stony Brook Southampton Hospital has earned an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group, a national, independent nonprofit watchdog. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is an elite designation that sets the highest standards for patient safety in the United States.

“Receiving an ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group is a testament to our unwavering commitment to patient safety and quality care,” said William A. Wertheim, MD, MBA, Interim Executive Vice President for Stony Brook Medicine. “This achievement is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our exceptional staff, whose tireless efforts make a profound difference in the lives of those we serve and inspire us to continually raise the bar for healthcare excellence in our community and beyond.”

“We are honored to have earned the nation’s top distinction for patient safety, an ‘A’ from the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade,” said Fredric Weinbaum, MD, CMO, COO and Interim CAO. “This ‘A’ grade belongs to every one of our team members, who work 24/7, year-round, to ensure our patients’ safety.”

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

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