Three Florida hospitals receive ‘D’ grade in latest safety ranking

Three Florida hospitals receive ‘D’ grade in latest safety ranking

Three Florida Hospitals — Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare, Halifax Health Medical Center – Port Orange, and Halifax Health Medical Center – Daytona Beach — all received a ‘D’ safety grade by hospital watchdog Leapfrog in its latest rankings released this week.

The trio of facilities were the only hospitals in the state to score lower than a C. All three also received a ‘D’ or lower ranking in the last iteration of Leapfrog’s evaluations, with Halifax Health Medical Center – Port Orange actually improving from an ‘F’ score, making it the lowest-rated hospital in Florida.

Tallahassee Memorial was found to have several issues in performing surgery, scoring in the red on the ‘Dangerous Objects L...

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