Tennessee October 29, 2014 – Updated Hospital Safety Scores– the “A,”
“B,” “C,” “D” or “F” grades assigned to more than 2,500 U.S. adult general
hospitals (pediatric and specialty hospitals do not receive a score)– were
released today by patient safety advocate The Leapfrog Group , an independent nonprofit organization
representing employer purchasers of health care.
The Scores are based on
preventable infections, injuries and errors, and grades were assigned to nine