New Report Grades Bay Area Hospitals

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A new watchdog report is grading hospitals in the Bay Area on their safety. It was released yesterday by the Leapfrog Group and rates hospitals based on infections, surgical errors, safety issues and preventative measures. In Sonoma County, both Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital and Petaluma Valley Hospital received “A” Grades. Meanwile, Kaiser in Santa Rosa a “B” and Santa Rosa Memorial received a “C”