Press Release – Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, Fall 2021

November 10, 2021

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 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. 

The independent grading system assigns an  “A,” “B,” “C,” “D” or “F” grade to general hospitals across the country based on over 30 national measures of preventable errors, injuries, accidents, and infections.

In Florida, 184 hospitals were graded and 67 earned an “A,” 58 earned a “B,” 56 earned a “C,” 2 earned a “D,” and 1 earned an “F.”