Where are the 49 Leapfrog straight-'A' hospitals?

The Leapfrog Group has assigned letter grades to hospitals based on their patient safety performance twice annually since spring 2012. Forty-nine hospitals have earned an A in every update, including the spring 2018 update released April 24.

These 49 straight-A hospitals have maintained the highest possible grade 13 consecutive times. Here is a list of the hospitals broken down by state.


Mayo Clinic Hospital (Phoenix)


French Hospital Medical Center (San Luis Obispo)

Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Orange County-Anaheim

Kaiser Foundation Hospital-West Los Angeles

Kaiser Foundation Hospital-Santa Rosa

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center (San Luis Obispo)

Twin Cities Community Hospital (Templeton)


Centura Health-Porter Adventist Hospital (Denver)

Rose Medical Center (Denver)


Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center (Daytona Beach)

Memorial Hospital Miramar


Gordon Hospital (Calhoun)


AMITA Health St. Alexius Medical Center Hoffman Estates

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital

Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital (Winfield)

OSF St. Joseph Medical Center (Bloomington)

OSF St. Mary Medical Center (Galesburg)

Rush Copley Medical Center (Aurora)

Rush University Medical Center (Chicago)

University of Chicago Medical Center

West Suburban Medical Center (Oak Park)


Minden Medical Center


Addison Gilbert Hospital (Gloucester)

Berkshire Medical Center (Pittsfield)

Beverly Hospital

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital (Boston)

Cape Cod Hospital (Hyannis)

Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Saint Anne's Hospital (Fall River)


Mid Coast Hospital (Brunswick)


Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital (Commerce Township)

University of Michigan Health System (Ann Arbor)


St. Francis Regional Medical Center (Shakopee)


Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle (Columbus)

North Carolina

Rex Hospital (Raleigh)

New Jersey

Saint Barnabas Medical Center (Livingston)


Dublin Methodist Hospital

Grady Memorial Hospital (Delaware)

St. John Medical Center (Westlake)


Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital

St. David's Medical Center (Austin)


Carilion New River Valley Medical Center (Christiansburg)

Inova Loudoun Hospital (Leesburg)

Sentara CarePlex Hospital (Hampton)

Sentara Leigh Hospital (Norfolk)

Sentara Obici Hospital (Suffolk)

Sentara Princess Anne Hospital (Virginia Beach)

Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center


Virginia Mason Medical Center (Seattle)

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