Capsules: Hospitals Get New Grades On Safety

Now on Kaiser Health News' blog, Jordan Rau reports: "The Leapfrog Group is out with its second round of hospital safety ratings, and what a difference a few months has made. In the results released Wednesday, 103 hospitals that Leapfrog had given a 'C' or lower in its first round of ratings in June got an 'A' in the updated Hospital Safety Score, based on more recent data and a slightly tweaked methodology" (Rau, 11/26). Check out what else is on the blog.

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