Leapfrog issues patient safety grades for U.S. hospitals

11/29/2012 | HealthLeaders Media

The Leapfrog Group issued an updated Hospital Safety Score report this week, giving "A" grades to 790 of 2,618 hospitals. The report gave 121 facilities "D" marks, and 25 hospitals got "F" marks. Some 23% of hospitals got a higher rating than in the June report while 19% scored lower. Leapfrog's scoring methodology has been criticized by some hospitals.

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