Survey: How well does your hospital keep you safe?

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit watchdog group advocating for hospital transparency, released their survey grading hospitals across the country.

Hospitals earn a letter grade based on how well they keep their patients safe.

St. Agnes in Fresno received a C grade this spring, down from a B grade last year. Patients at C hospitals, on the average, face an 88 percent greater risk of avoidable death, according to the survey.

Kaweah Delta Medical Center in Visalia also recieved a C grade.

Adventist Medical Center in Hanford and Sierra View Medical Center earned B grades.

Kaiser Hospital in Fresno earned an A grade.

Click here to dive deeper into the grades for your local hospital.
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