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Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center earns top grade from hospital watchdog

Sentara Regional Medical Center has earned an A in safety from a leading hospital watchdog. (Photo courtesy of Sentara).
Sentara Regional Medical Center has earned an A in safety from a leading hospital watchdog. (Photo courtesy of Sentara).

A leading hospital watchdog has awarded Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center its top rating in recognition of the hospital’s commitment to safety.

The medical center earned an “A” from the Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization that advocates for transparency and positive change in U.S. health care.

The Sentara Careplex Hospital in Hampton also received an A rating from Leapfrog.

Leapfrog assigns grades of A, B, C, D and F to more than 2,500 hospitals nationwide based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms.

Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center has 145 licensed beds and offers a full range of medical care from emergency heart catheterization to all-inclusive obstetrics care where patients are able to stay in one room.

Bryan DeVasherhttp://wydaily.com
Bryan DeVasher is the managing editor-digital of WYDaily. A resident of Hampton Roads for more than two decades, he has worked for news organizations in Virginia, Illinois, Missouri and Indiana. He most recently was a member of the public relations staff for Virginia State Police.

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