The hospital – which remains the largest private employer in Austin, with 624 people on staff – received an A rating for its fall report, after receiving average ratings of C’s and D’s. The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit based in Washington, grades hospitals across the country on factors like in-patient care, infections and practices to prevent error. Hospitals voluntarily participate, and Leapfrog releases reports twice a year.
Spots are still available for the one-week trip, which targets young people ages 16 to 24, their family members and anyone from the community. It will take place from April 4 to 11, 2020. The registration deadline is Oct. 31.
The Coalition to Save Community Banking will brief the West Side community on its efforts to reach a community benefits agreement with US Bank at an upcoming meeting. The coalition met this week with bank officials and elected officials. US Bank took over the branch offices of Park National Bank, which federal regulators shut down in fall 2009.