Where are the 22 Leapfrog 'F' hospitals?

The Leapfrog Group gave 22 hospitals failing grades in its spring 2018 Hospital Safety Grades released April 24.

This figure marks an increase from the 15 hospitals that received an F in Leapfrog's fall 2017 Safety Grades update. Of the 22 hospitals assigned Fs this spring, eight also earned Fs this past fall. These hospitals are denoted with asterisks below.

Here is a list of this spring's F hospitals broken down by state.

San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital (Banning)
Hemet Valley Medical Center*
Parkview Community Hospital Medical Center (Riverside)
Memorial Hospital of Gardena*
Olympia Medical Center (Los Angeles)*
Mission Community Hospital (Panorama City)
Adventist Health Sonora

Larkin Community Hospital-Palm Springs Campus (Hialeah)
Sebastian River Medical Center

Broadlawns Medical Center (Des Moines)

South Shore Hospital (Chicago)

Fort Washington Medical Center

Hurley Medical Center (Flint)

University of Mississippi Medical Center Grenada*

New Jersey
University Hospital (Newark)

New York
Brookdale Hospital Medical Center (New York City)*
Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center (Patchogue)
Interfaith Medical Center (New York City)*
Maimonides Medical Center (New York City)
Richmond University Medical Center (New York City)*

Washington, D.C.
Providence Hospital of Washington
Howard University Hospital*

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