Where are the 59 Leapfrog straight-A hospitals?

The Leapfrog Group has assigned letter grades to hospitals based on their patient safety performance twice annually since spring 2012. Fifty-nine of those hospitals have earned an A in every update, including the fall 2017 update released Tuesday.

These 59 straight-A hospitals have maintained the highest possible grade 12 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

Kaiser Permanente Foundation Hospital, Downey Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills Medical Center

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

HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital, Breese

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)

Harrington Memorial Hospital (Southbridge)

Cape Cod Hospital (Hyannis)

Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Saint Anne's Hospital (Fall River)


Cary Medical Center (Caribou)

Inland Hospital (Waterville)

Mid Coast Hospital (Brunswick)


Henry Ford Allegiance Health (Jackson)

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

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

Jersey City Medical Center

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 Virginia Beach General Hospital

Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center


Virginia Mason Medical Center (Seattle)

Editor's note: A previous version of this article listed Henry Ford Allegiance Health under the Mississippi section. The hospital is located in Michigan. We regret this error.

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