San Diego’s Sharp Hospital Receives Fourth-Straight ‘A’ From Safety Report As Others’ Scores Falter
UC San Diego Health’s Hillcrest and La Jolla hospitals both got Cs after receiving As just one year ago. The safety grades for Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Green Hospital in Torrey Pines both fell from A to B.
The San Diego Union-Tribune:
Two Sharp Hospitals Nab Only As In Latest Quality Report Card
Two Sharp hospitals are the only facilities in the region to earn A grades as a handful of high-profile facilities saw their scores erode in the latest safety report from the Leapfrog Group, a well-known nonprofit that specializes in health care accountability. Published Tuesday, the report judges thousands of hospitals nationwide across 27 quality categories, ranging from infection prevention to surgical death rates, issuing letter grades from A through F. (Sisson, 4/24)