Press Release – Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, Spring 2022

May 10, 2022

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 2022 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades.

The independent grading system assigns “A,” “B,” “C,” “D” or “F” letter grade to all general hospitals across the U.S. based on over 30 national performance measures reflecting errors, accidents, injuries, and infections as well as systems hospitals have in place to prevent harm.

In Florida, 182 hospitals were graded and 64 earned an “A,” 55 earned a “B,” 60 earned a “C,” 2 earned a “D,” and 1 earned an “F.”