Kaweah Delta earns an A for hospital safety

Kaweah Delta Medical Center has earned its third consecutive A, the top grade for patient safety, in a hospital score released Monday.

The score rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors and injuries, plus also considers patient satisfaction.

Kaweah Delta is one of 798 hospitals across the country to receive A’s in hospital safety from The Leapfrog Group, an independent industry watchdog. (The Fresno Bee)