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Valley hospital safety grades are in. How’d they fare?

The 2019 hospital safety grades from the Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit hospital safety organization, are in for Valley hospitals.

The group utilizes a survey from hospitals to evaluate a wide array of metrics to determine its grades.

Such metrics include infection prevention, surgery issues, general preventative measures related to day-to-day errors, and medical staff supervision.

The group grades hospitals on an A-F scale.

Here are the grades for Stanislaus and Merced County hospitals:

Here are the grades for Fresno and Madera County hospitals:

Here are the grades for Tulare and Kings County hospitals:

Here are the grades for Kern County hospitals:

The San Joaquin Valley Sun
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