By the numbers: Colorado ranks 10th in hospital safety analysis

Colorado finished 10th in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

The share of hospitals in Colorado receiving “A” grades was 41.03 percent. That compares to 41.46 percent in the fall of 2018, the last time such grades were released. Colorado ranked ninth in the earlier study.

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