The Least Safe Hospitals in NYC and the Surrounding Area, According to a New Safety Report

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.


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