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What a Hospital’s Safety Grade Can Mean for Your Health
What a Hospital’s Safety Grade Can Mean for Your Health

Understanding Hospital Safety Grades The Leapfrog Group releases its list of hospital safety grades for medical facilities across the country twice each year. Over four months (from January to April for spring and August through late November for fall), public data and ...

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