You may want to keep this list in mind the next time you need to go to a hospital in the New York City area.
Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades has measured patient safety at hospitals across the nation for its fall 2017 report.
The nonprofit organization combines a host of national performance measures to determine a single letter grade for each hospital.
The grades are largely based on infections, problems with surgery, practices to prevent errors, safety problems and the medical staff.
Here’s a look at all of the hospitals in New York City and the surrounding New York area that received a D or F.
You can find out more about why each hospital received the ranking it did here.
New York hospitals rank among the worst in the nation for patient safety, according to a report.