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Arizona Daily Star tucson.com 11 May, 2022 00:00 am

National nonprofit ranks 2 Pima County hospitals as area's safest

National nonprofit ranks 2 Pima County hospitals as area's safest
The most common problems here include patient falls or injuries, poor communication at the time of discharge, infections after surgery, and inadequate communication from doctors and nurses to patients.

There were 11 Arizona hospitals, among 773 nationwide, that earned an A.A national watchdog organization that grades hospital safety twice each year has given two Pima County hospitals an "A." Northwest Medical Center and Oro Valley Hospital, both owned by Tennessee-based Community Health Systems, scored the highest marks available with the The Leapfrog Group.{{summary}} Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

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