CivMetrics analyzed the 990 filings of nonprofit hospitals in top U.S. cities. We’re posting some of our insights here. In this installment, we look at the LeapFrog safety grades of hospitals in the 10 largest U.S. cities. 

What’s the average Leapfrog safety rating of a nonprofit hospital in 10 largest cities in the U.S.?

*95=A; 85=B; 75=C; 65=D; 55=F

Below, see how Leapfrog grades are distributed (A – F) in each city:

Lastly, we looked at rating changes since 2018. Which cities’ hospitals have become less safe? Which have become more safe?

*A change of +/- 10 indicates a full grade change.