Blasting Germs & Building Trust (LRGH Magazine)

LRGHealthcare has always kept infection control at the forefront of patient and employee safety and they’ve done a great job doing it; even receiving industry recognition for their efforts.

In 2014, Franklin Regional Hospital (FRH) received a Healthgrades Patient Safety Award. This distinction recognizes the top 10% of hospitals as leaders in patient safety based upon the analysis of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHQR) patient safety indicators. Over 4,700 hospitals are evaluated and 381 hospitals were recognized with having the lowest occurrences of thirteen serious, potentially preventable complications during a patient stay. FRH was one of only two hospitals in the state of New Hampshire to be presented with this award.

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