Local hospitals graded on overall performance, safety and medical errors
The grades are in for area hospitals.
Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades were just released for area hospitals.
That's a non-profit group that scores facilities on their overall performance, in keeping patients safe from preventable harm and medical errors.
Memorial Hospital got a top grade of an A.
Lakeland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph also received an A.
Lakeland Hospital in Niles got a B.
Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center received a C.
Elkhart General Hospital also received a C grade.
None of the hospitals in our area received failing grades.