Manchester, KY December 6, 2016 – The Leapfrog
Group announced on 6th December that Manchester Memorial Hospital
(MMH) has been named a Top Hospital. Widely
acknowledged as one of the most prestigious
distinctions a hospital can receive in the U.S., the recognition showcases Manchester
Memorial Hospital’s commitment to patient safety and quality.
“We are honored to be recognized for our diligence to patient safety,”
said Erika Skula, president and CEO of the hospital. “This award is a testament
to the dedication and commitment of our providers and staff to provide the
highest quality of care to our patients.”
a Top Rural Hospital distinction, and was one of 115 Top Hospitals recognized
across the country. The list includes:
of Top Hospitals is based on the results of the 2016 Leapfrog Hospital Survey.
Performance across many areas of hospital care is considered in establishing
the qualifications for the award, including infection rates, maternity care,
and a hospital’s ability to prevent medication errors. The rigorous standards
are defined in each year’s Top Hospital Methodology.
acknowledged as a Top Hospital is an incredible feat achieved by less than
three percent of hospitals nationwide,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of
The Leapfrog Group. “With this honor, Manchester Memorial Hospital has
established its commitment to safer and higher quality care. Providing this level of care to patients in Clay
county and surrounding areas requires motivation and drive from every team
member. I congratulate the board, staff and clinicians, whose efforts made this
To see the full list of institutions
honored as 2016 Top Hospitals, please visit www.leapfroggroup.org/tophospitals.