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Leapfrog tracks 25% improvement in hospital safety in past decade

Posted On: Nov. 18, 2022 9:23 AM CST

Hospitals have made progress in reducing preventable errors, accidents and injuries over the past decade, according to The Leapfrog Group’s fall 2022 hospital safety grades, reports Healthcare Dive. Incidents of falls and trauma and of objects unintentionally left in a body after surgery have decreased by about 25% since 2012, according to Leapfrog. In this year’s fall rankings, 30% of hospitals earned an A grade, 28% earned a B, 36% earned a C, 6% earned a D and 1% earned an F.