The Leapfrog Group released today the Fall 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, assigning A, B, C, D and F letter grades to general acute-care hospitals in the U.S. Leapfrog’s bi-annual state rankings analysis, in which states are ranked according to their percentage of “A” hospitals, found significant improvements in five states since the inception of the Safety Grades in 2012. 2,632 hospitals were graded in today’s update that includes all 50 states for the first time. Of these 2,632 hospitals, 832 earned an “A,” 662 a “B,” 964 a “C,” 159 a “D” and 15 an “F”.
- Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade: http://www.hospitalsafetygrade.org/
- Related press release: http://www.leapfroggroup.org/news-events/five-states-make-dramatic-strides-patient-safety-finds-latest-leapfrog-hospital-safety