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Reno, Nevada (November 23, 2022) – Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, received its 13th consecutive “A” Hospital Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group for Fall 2022. This national distinction recognizes Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center’s achievement in protecting hospital patients from preventable harm and errors.

“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.”

In addition to receiving its 13th consecutive “A” grade in the category of patient safety, Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center became the only hospital in Northern Nevada to receive the Fall 2022 mark. Saint Mary’s also was named one of the 100 Top Hospitals® by Fortune/Merative, and recently received more than a dozen Specialty Excellence Awards™ from Healthgrades.

“I am incredibly grateful for our team of nurses, providers, and frontline staff that display such dedication to safely providing high-quality care,” said Derrick Glum, CEO of Saint Mary’s Health Network. “Receiving a 13th consecutive accolade in the category of patient safety is a very impressive feat and is a testament to the outstanding care patients continue to receive at our hospital.”

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.

To see Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center’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.