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Report: Georgia stays 40th in hospital safety
Health group gives A to 14 state hospitals
Just like in 2016, Georgia placed 40th among states in percentages of hospitals with top safety ratings, in the latest report from the Leapfrog Group. The report said that fewer than 20 percent of Georgia hospitals earned an “A’’ grade on patient safety. Fourteen of the 74 Georgia hospitals that were rated got “A’s” from Leapfrog, a patient safety organization founded by employers, which issues the rankings semi-annually.
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