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20 Years After “To Err is Human”, Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades Prove Transparency Can Save Lives.

Washington DC; National Quality Forum: 2019.

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November 20, 2019

Washington DC; National Quality Forum: 2019.

The Leapfrog Group announces their 2019 grading assigning “A,” “B,” “C,” “D” and “F” letter grades to general acute-care hospitals in the U.S. The report reveals states with highest percentages with “A” grades as well as states with no “A” grades. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is peer-reviewed, fully transparent and free to the public. It shares critical patient safety information to consumers.