133 hospitals earned the “Straight A” designation. These hospitals have consistently received an A grade for safety since the Hospital Safety Score launched in 2012.
Nearly 69 percent of the hospitals in Maine received an A rating making it the Top State – for the fourth year in a row!
2,530 hospitals participated. 28 measures are used to calculate the grades. The Hospital Safety Scores: 773 earned an A; 724 earned a B; 866 earned a C; 133 earned a D; and 34 earned an F. No hospitals in the District of Columbia, Alaska, North Dakota, New Mexico, Vermont, or Wyoming received an A grade.
Here’s the link to learn more: The Leapfrog Group: Top Hospital Awards
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