Coffee Regional Medical Center Achieves Top Hospital Safety Grade for Spring 2024

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(Douglas, GA, May 1, 2024) – Coffee Regional Medical Center proudly announces its continued recognition with an ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade by The Leapfrog Group for the Spring 2024 assessment period. The Leapfrog Group, a respected national nonprofit organization committed to enhancing the quality and safety of healthcare in the United States, rigorously evaluates nearly 3,000 general hospitals biannually. Grades ranging from A to F are assigned based on comprehensive assessments encompassing over 30 criteria, including errors, accidents, injuries, and infections, along with the efficacy of preventative measures implemented by hospitals.

Vicki Lewis, President and CEO of Coffee Regional Medical Center, expressed her gratitude, stating, “We are honored to receive our third consecutive ‘A’ grade from The Leapfrog Group. This achievement reflects the unwavering dedication and tireless efforts of our caregivers and staff who embody our mission: To Serve. To Heal. To Save.”

Coffee Regional Medical Center stands among the top 29% of hospitals nationwide to attain an ‘A’ grade for Spring 2024, distinguishing itself as one of only 21 hospitals in Georgia to receive this prestigious recognition. This marks the third consecutive ‘A’ grade for CRMC, underscoring its ongoing commitment to patient safety since spring 2023. Furthermore, Coffee Regional Medical Center is among a select group of 487 hospitals nationwide and just 17 in Georgia to maintain an ‘A’ grade consistently.

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About Coffee Regional Medical Center

Coffee Regional Medical Center, Inc., is a non-profit, acute care 98-bed hospital in Douglas, Georgia. The current facility opened in July 1998, replacing the original building constructed in 1953. The 200,000-square-foot hospital is designed with inpatient adult and pediatric beds and expanded outpatient service areas, including interventional cardiology and hematology and oncology infusion services, to assure exceptional care and wellness close to home. The Medical Staff membership includes anesthesiology, bariatrics, cardiology, emergency medicine, ENT, family practice, general surgery, GI, hematology, internal medicine, interventional cardiology, nephrology, neurology, OB/GYN, oncology/hematology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pain management, pathology, pediatrics, podiatry, pulmonology, radiology, urology, and wound care. Serving Coffee and surrounding counties since 1953, we have become an integral part of the fabric of our community and a major contributor to the economic health of Douglas, Georgia. To learn more, visit


About The Leapfrog Group                                                                                   

Founded in 2000 by large employers and other purchasers, The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization driving a movement for giant leaps for patient safety. The flagship Leapfrog Hospital Survey and Leapfrog Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Survey collect and transparently report hospital and ASC performance, empowering purchasers to find the highest-value care and giving consumers the lifesaving information they need to make informed decisions. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, Leapfrog’s other main initiative, assigns letter grades to hospitals based on their record of patient safety, helping consumers protect themselves and their families from errors, injuries, accidents and infections. For more, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram and sign up for our newsletter.