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.

Arizona

Mayo Clinic Hospital (Phoenix)

California

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)

Colorado

Centura Health-Porter Adventist Hospital (Denver)

Rose Medical Center (Denver)

Florida

Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center (Daytona Beach)

Memorial Hospital Miramar

Georgia

Gordon Hospital (Calhoun)

Illinois

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)

Louisiana

Minden Medical Center

Massachusetts

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)

Maine

Mid Coast Hospital (Brunswick)

Michigan

Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital (Commerce Township)

University of Michigan Health System (Ann Arbor)

Minnesota

St. Francis Regional Medical Center (Shakopee)

Mississippi

Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle (Columbus)

North Carolina

Rex Hospital (Raleigh)

New Jersey

Saint Barnabas Medical Center (Livingston)

Ohio

Dublin Methodist Hospital

Grady Memorial Hospital (Delaware)

St. John Medical Center (Westlake)

Texas

Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital

St. David's Medical Center (Austin)

Virginia

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

Washington

Virginia Mason Medical Center (Seattle)

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