BronxCare Health System

At BronxCare Health System, We’ve Earned Our A.

November 19, 2015

Our four consecutive A-Ratings for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group* places BronxCare in the upper echelon of the safest hospitals in the nation.

BronxCare is the only hospital in the Bronx, and one of three in New York City, to receive the A grade.

A Rating, Spring 2016, Fall 2015, Spring, 2015, Fall 2014


"At BronxCare, our efforts are consistently devoted to providing services in the safest possible environment. The successful results being achieved and national recognition are certainly a source of pride to us," stated Dr. Sridhar Chilimuri, Physician-in-Chief/Chairman, Department of Medicine.

"BronxCare's A grade is a powerful reminder of its commitment to putting patient safety above all else, and we are pleased to recognize the persistent efforts of its clinicians and staff to protect patients," stated Leah Binder, President and CEO of The Leapfrog Group.

We commend our medical, nursing, and administrative staff, employees, and the Board of Trustees for their continuing efforts and dedication to providing high quality and compassionate care, with patient safety and satisfaction the highest priority.

* BronxCare’s A-Rating was received from the Leapfrog Group, a national, independent nonprofit which compiles its results under the guidance of the nation’s leading patient safety experts. Note: The grades used in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety ScoreSM program are derived from expert analysis of publicly available data using national evidence-based measures of patient safety. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score program grades hospitals on their overall performance in keeping patients safe from preventable harm and medical errors. For more information, visit