West Suburban Medical Center Receives “A” Rating for Patient Safety from The Leapfrog Group


West Suburban Medical Center has been recognized by The Leapfrog Group as one of only 49 hospitals in Illinois to have achieved an “A” rating for patient safety. West Suburban has consistently achieved this A rating for eight out of nine years since 2012, demonstrating our continued commitment to providing quality healthcare and keeping patient safety first.

“Patient safety is a critical component of West Suburban’s culture of patient-centered care and is at the core of everything we do,” said Joe Ottolino, CEO, West Suburban Medical Center. “I am extremely proud of the dedication of every member of our team to have consistently achieved this prestigious industry award.”

The Leapfrog Group is a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety, and transparency in the U.S. healthcare system. The Safety Grade uses 28 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to assign A, B, C, D and F grades to approximately 2,600 U.S. hospitals twice per year. It is calculated by top patient safety experts, peer-reviewed, fully transparent and free to the public.

About West Suburban Medical Center

West Suburban Medical Center is a 234-bed teaching hospital located in Oak Park, Ill. and accredited by The Joint Commission. More than 300 physician specialists offer a comprehensive array of advanced inpatient, outpatient and surgical services at West Suburban Medical Center and the River Forest Medical Campus in River Forest, Ill. West Suburban Medical Center is a leader in robotic and minimally invasive surgery, natural birthing and obstetrics, emergency medicine, cancer care, gastroenterology and rehabilitation. The hospital is a certified Chest Pain Center, a Primary Stroke Center and is accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. West Suburban Medical Center is owned by Pipeline Health, LLC, an innovative hospital management company with a proven track record of providing high quality healthcare at health systems nationwide. With a unique base of experience spanning the entire clinical eco-system, Pipeline’s unique perspective allows it to craft strategies specific to the local dynamics of the communities it serves. Pipeline’s goal is to maximize access to the highest quality care and deliver it cost effectively with a focus on customer service and clinical excellence.

For more information contact:

West Suburban Medical Center Public Relations

(773) 564-7285

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