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7 Things to Know About Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades

Submitted by George.Mason.Mc... on Fri, 11/03/2017 - 12:57


  1. The safety grades are based on 27 quality measures compiled by the Leapfrog Group, CMS, AHRQ, CDC and AHA.
  2. 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.
  3. Hospitals given F grades were located in California, Washington, D.C., Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Mississippi and New York.
  4. Rhode Island, Maine, Hawaii, Idaho and Virginia carried the highest percentage of A hospitals among all states.
  5. North Dakota, Washington, D.C., Delaware, Maryland and New York had the lowest percentage of A hospitals.
  6. Oregon, Rhode Island, Hawaii, Wisconsin and Idaho displayed the most improvement since the Hospital Safety Grade rankings launched in spring 2012.
  7. Fifty-nine hospitals across the nation have earned an A rating in every scoring update since the ranking system's inception.


Source: Becker's Hospital Review
Source URL: https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/rankings-and-ratings/l...



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