The Grades Are In: Many California Hospitals Need To Improve Patient Safety

Nearly half of California hospitals got a grade of C, D or F in patient safety measures — that’s according to a new report out from the nonprofit Leapfrog Group. The report is aimed at educating consumers and employers on hospital quality measures.

After steady improvement in recent years, California hospitals lost ground in this month’s report card. California accounted for 6 of the 10 hospitals nationwide that received an F grade.

Read more about the findings in “California Hospitals Lose Ground In Quality Of Care, Report Card Shows” by California Healthline Senior Correspondent Chad Terhune.