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52 Ky. hospitals graded as part of national list of 2,633 hospitals ranked for safety

12 hospitals receive an A, four a D

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 31, 2016) — Twelve Kentucky hospitals received grades of A from the Leapfrog Group as part of its latest Hospital Safety Grade, which releases a bi-annual report that assigns letter grades to 2,633 U.S. hospitals for patient safety. Overall, 52 Kentucky hospitals were ranked.

Grades are calculated using 30 publicly available hospital safety performance measures from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Leapfrog Hospital Survey, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Hospital Association’s Annual Survey and Health Information Technology Supplement.

Kentucky Hospitals receiving an A:

  • Pikeville Medical Center
  • Three Rivers Medical Center
  • Whitesburg ARH Hospital
  • Manchester Memorial Hospital
  • Meadowview Regional Medical Center
  • Baptist Health Corbin
  • Georgetown Community Hospital
  • St. Elizabeth Healthcare – Edgewood
  • Frankfort Regional Medical Center
  • Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center
  • Greenview Regional Hospital
  • Murray-Calloway County Hospital

Kentucky Hospitals receiving a B:

  • Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital
  • Hazard ARH Regional Medical Center
  • Harlan ARH Hospital
  • Middlesboro ARH Hospital
  • Clark Regional Medical Center
  • Baptist Health Richmond
  • UK HealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital
  • University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital
  • Central Baptist Hospital
  • St. Elizabeth Healthcare – Ft. Thomas
  • St. Elizabeth Healthcare – Florence
  • Baptist Hospital Northeast
  • Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital
  • Baptist Health Louisville
  • Norton Audubon Hospital
  • Baptist Health Madisonville
  • Methodist Hospital of Henderson
  • Jackson Purchase Medical Center

Kentucky Hospitals receiving a C:

  • King’s Daughters Medical Center
  • Highlands Regional Medical Center
  • St. Claire Regional Medical Center
  • Saint Joseph – London
  • Saint Joseph East
  • Saint Joseph Hospital
  • Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital
  • Jewish Hospital-Shelbyville
  • Taylor Regional Hospital
  • Flaget Memorial Hospital
  • Norton Brownsboro Hospital
  • Norton Hospital
  • T. J. Samson Community Hospital
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital
  • Medical Center at Bowling Green
  • Owensboro Health
  • Baptist Health Paducah
  • Lourdes Hospital

Kentucky Hospitals receiving a D:

  • Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center
  • University of Louisville Hospital
  • Jewish Hospital
  • Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital