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.
Survey: How well does your hospital keep you safe?
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