Where are the 16 Leapfrog 'F' hospitals?

The Leapfrog Group gave 16 hospitals failing grades in its Fall 2020 Hospital Safety Grades released Dec. 14

The organization assigns letter grades every fall and spring to more than 2,600 acute care hospitals for patient safety performance. The data for this safety grades update does not yet include hospitals' performance during the height of COVID-19, Leapfrog said. This spring's update will be the first to incorporate pandemic response periods.

Here is a list of this fall's "F" hospitals, broken down by state:

Ouachita County Medical Center (Camden)

San Joaquin General Hospital (French Camp)

Bayfront Health Brooksville
Bayfront Health Seven Rivers (Crystal River)
Bayfront Health Spring Hill 

Gateway Regional Medical Center (Granite City)
John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital (Chicago)

Southwest Medical Center (Liberal)

St. Alexius Hospital-Broadway Campus (St. Louis)

North Dakota
Sanford Broadway Medical Center (Fargo)

New York
Ellis Hospital (Schenectady)
Maimonides Medical Center (New York City)

Comanche County Memorial Hospital (Lawton)

South Carolina
MUSC Health-Marion Medical Center (Mullins)
Regional Medical Center of Orangeburg and Calhoun Counties 

Tennova Healthcare-Harton (Tullahoma)

To view a list of the 29 hospitals that have received straight-'A's from Leapfrog, click here.

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