Press Release – Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, Fall 2020

December 15, 2020

The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit representing hundreds of the nation’s most influential employers and purchasers of health care, driven in Florida by the Florida Alliance for Healthcare Value, has announced the fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. 

The independent grading system assigns “A,” “B,” “C,” “D” and “F” letter grades to general acute-care hospitals in the U.S. based on their ability to protect patients from avoidable errors and infections.

In Florida, 182 hospitals were graded and 66 earned an “A,” 55 earned a “B,” 56 earned a “C,” 2 earned a “D,” and 3 earned an “F.”