Hospitals show falling grades in Leapfrog’s spring 2022 Hospital Safety report

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Loma Linda Murrieta Hospital received a “B” grade in the Leapfrog 2022 Spring Hospital Safety Grades report. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Temecula Valley and Loma Linda hospitals top the list in Leapfrog’s spring 2022 Hospital Safety Grades report, released Tuesday, May 10. Both received a B grade, the highest scoring for any hospital throughout southwest Riverside County.The Leapfrog Hospital Survey is a free, annual survey that assesses hospital performance on national measures of safety, quality and efficiency of both inpatient and outpatient hospital care.Rancho Springs Medical Center, Inland Valley Medical Center and Menifee Global Medical Center all received C grades in the report.According to Leapfrog’s report, issues such as patient falls, bed sores and infections after surgery along with poor communication from doctors, nurses and other staff contributed to the lower grades for Rancho Springs and
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