Achieving the nation’s top honor for patient safety, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian announced it has received straight “As” on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for its hospitals in Newport Beach and Irvine. Additionally, Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, Hoag Hospital Irvine and Hoag Orthopedic Institute were recognized with the 2020 Patient Safety Honor Roll Award from the California Health and Human Services (CHHS) Agency, Hospital Quality Institute (HQI) and Cal Hospital Compare (CHC).

“We are honored that Hoag has once again been recognized by these prestigious organizations for keeping our patients safe,” said Robert T. Braithwaite, Hoag president and chief executive officer. “Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Hoag has remained committed to prioritizing patient safety and providing the same compassionate, high-quality care for our community. We couldn’t have accomplished this without the hard work from our medical staff, nursing staff and the entire organization.”