November 16, 2022

Denver, CO – Four HealthONE hospitals received an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group. This national distinction celebrates HealthONE’s achievements in protecting hospital patients from preventable harm and errors. The four HealthONE hospitals who received an ‘A’ grade include Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center, Rose Medical Center, Sky Ridge Medical Center, and Swedish Medical Center. It is also worth noting that Rose Medical Center has earned an ‘A’ grade in every release from Leapfrog since the inception of the program.

“Our continued recognition by Leapfrog is a true testament to the importance every member of our team places on quality outcomes,” stated Sylvia Young, President and CEO of HealthONE. “Our colleagues and providers work tirelessly to ensure that each and every patient is treated not just with the highest quality care, but also with dignity and respect. I am tremendously proud of our teams, and truly grateful to our 11,000 colleagues for putting patients first.”

The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization with a 10-year history of assigning letter grades to general hospitals throughout the United States, based on a hospital’s ability to prevent medical errors and harm to patients. The grading system is peer-reviewed, fully transparent, and free to the public. Hospital Safety Grade results are based on more than 30 national performance measures and are updated each fall and spring.

“I applaud the hospital leadership and workforce for their strong commitment to safety and transparency,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. “An ‘A’ Safety Grade is a sign that hospitals are continuously evaluating their performance, so that they can best protect patients. Your hospital team should be extremely proud of their dedication and achievement.”

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