Press Release – Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, Spring 2021

April 30, 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 spring 2021 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, 179 hospitals were graded and 76 earned an “A,” 48 earned a “B,” 53 earned a “C,” 2 earned a “D,” and 0 earned an “F.”