SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn earned an 'F' in patient safety from Leapfrog.
The Leapfrog Group on Wednesday released its spring Hospital Safety Grade, a biannual program that grades U.S. hospitals on how well they prevent errors, accidents and infections.
Leapfrog rated 2,639 hospitals, and 823 hospitals earned an A, 706 earned a B, 933 earned a C, and 167 earned a D.
But the following 10 hospitals were the only ones to receive an F:
|Downey Regional Medical Center||Downey||CA||F|
|El Centro Regional Medical Center||El Centro||CA||F|
|Memorial Hospital of Gardena||Gardena||CA||F|
|Olympia Medical Center||Los Angeles||CA||F|
|Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District||Brawley||CA||F|
|Victor Valley Global Medical Center||Victorville||CA||F|
|Flushing Hospital Medical Center||Flushing||NY||F|
|SUNY Downstate Medical Center University Hospital of Brooklyn||Brooklyn||NY||F|
|Mercy Regional Medical Center of Lorain||Lorain||OH||F|
|Highline Medical Center||Burien||WA||F|