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Hospitals improve on infection control after COVID-19 spike: Leapfrog

November 6, 2023


Overall, the latest report — the first to show hospital performance post-pandemic, according to Leapfrog — found 30% of hospitals attained an A grade, 24% scored a B, 39% earned a C, 7% received a D and fewer than 1% received an F.

Those grades include significant improvement in three healthcare-acquired infections: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) and catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI). All three diseases reached a five-year high during the pandemic, Leapfrog said.

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