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See fall 2017 safety grades for 77 MI hospitals

01 November 2017, 12:52 | Rex Hubbard

What are New Jersey's safest hospitals? Here's how they all fared in new national survey.

See fall 2017 safety grades for 77 Michigan hospitals

Its hospitals didn't fare well in their first report, with just one out of 44-Howard County General Hospital in Columbia-earning an "A" grade, the fourth lowest percentage in the country behind North Dakota, Washington D.C., and DE and just ahead of NY. The Safety Grade assigns letter grades of A, B, C, D and F to hospitals nationwide based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms. Its hospital safety grades, released every April and October since 2012, are aimed at encouraging patients to pay attention to safety when they choose hospitals.

Over 120 hospitals were graded in Pennsylvania and 38 were awarded an "A". Although patient safety should be a top priority for all hospitals.

There were no reported F grades in the entire state.

Vicky Hogue, interim president of WellStar Paulding Hospital, said, "Patients in Paulding County have access to an incredible level of care here".

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Binder said states with consistently good hospital grades show a state-wide, collaborative commitment to patient safety. Virginia Mason Medical Center and University of Washington Medical Center both got "A" grades. The five states with the biggest improvements include Rhode Island, which ranked as the best state overall on the most recent report, was ranked 50th in 2012.

Leapfrog uses data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Leapfrog Hospital Survey, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Hospital Association's Annual Survey and Health Information Technology Supplement to rank their hospitals, according to their website. "We still see a lot of variation", said Leah Binder, president and CEO of the Leapfrog Group. "At the very least, everyone should get an A on patient safety".

With 46.2 percent of participating hospitals receiving an A, Colorado ranked 10th in the US and second among states in the Rocky Mountain West, behind only Idaho. Then, Leapfrog says researchers weigh the evidence, opportunity for improvement and impact of each measure to calculate a grade.



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