Study: 21 percent of Georgia hospitals earn A grade in safety

Some of the safest hospitals in the state are here in north Georgia. That is according to the non-profit group Leapfrog. It tracked hospital accidents, infections, and errors.

Earning an A, were 21 percent of the hospitals in Georgia.

Worth noting, some of the top-ranked hospitals are smaller like Cartersville Medical Center and Fannin Regional Hospital. Leapfrog gave them an A.

Some other hospitals earning an A grade are Wellstar Kennestone and Piedmont Atlanta.

No hospital in the state got an F but several received a D including Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center, Grady Hospital, Piedmont- Rockdale, and Habersham Medical Center.

Learn more about the grading criteria and more hospital grades at hospitalsafetygrade.org.