Leapfrog releases fall 2017 hospital safety grades

November 7, 2017

The Leapfrog Group released its fall 2017 Hospital Safety Grades Tuesday, assigning A through F letter grades to 2,632 acute care hospitals for patient safety performance, according to an article on the Becker's Hospital Review website.

Of the more than 2,600 hospitals graded, 832 earned an A grade, 662 earned a B, 964 earned a C, 159 earned a D and 15 hospitals earned an F.

The Fs were given to healthcare facilities in California, Washington, D.C., Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Mississippi and New York.

Meanwhile, Rhode Island, Maine, Hawaii, Idaho and Virginia had the highest percentage of A hospitals.

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