Contact: Tony Bell, Communications Deputy
Office: (213) 974-5555 Cell: (213) 215-5176
November 29, 2012
For Immediate Release
OLIVE VIEW-UCLA MEDICAL CENTER SCORES HIGH MARKS IN NATIONAL SURVEY ON QUALITY AND SAFETY
LOS ANGELES COUNTY—Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich applauded the Olive View-UCLA Medical Center for the “A” grade it received for quality and safety based on a national survey conducted by the Leapfrog Group.
“Since playing a major role in rebuilding Olive View after the 1971 earthquake, Los Angeles County has placed a high priority on the quality of care at Olive View,” said Antonovich. “This rating reflects the tireless efforts of the dedicated staff who consistently provide high quality care to the residents of the San Fernando Valley and neighboring communities.”
Other county hospitals rated by the survey were Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and LAC+USC Medical Center which received an “A” and “B” grade respectively. UCLA’s Westwood Medical Center received an “F” grade.
The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit focused on healthcare quality, has produced nation-wide hospital report cards since 2001.
To review the full list of hospital ratings go to http://www.hospitalsafetyscore.org.
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