LIST: East Texas hospitals safety grades released for Fall 2020

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TYLER, Texas (KETK) – Safety grades for hospitals nationwide are out, and no East Texas hospitals received a failing grade for fall 2020.

Rated on an A-F scale, Leapfrog hospital safety grades are based on a variety of factors including:

  • infections
  • problems with surgery
  • practices to prevent errors
  • safety problems
  • doctors
  • nurses
  • hospital staff

For the fall 2020 cumulative state rankings, Texas came in at number 13. Six East Texas hospitals were given A’s, five were given B’s and five were given C’s.


  • UT Health Athens – B


  • UT Health Jacksonville – A


  • CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial Livingston – C


  • CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Medical Center Longview – B
  • Longview Regional Medical Center – C


  • CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial – C
  • Woodland Heights Medical Center – C


  • CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Medical Center Marshall – A


  • Titus County Hospital District – Titus County Regional Medical Center – C


  • Nacogdoches Medical Center – A
  • Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital – B


  • Palestine Regional Medical Center East – B


  • CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital Sulphur Springs – A


  • UT Health Tyler – A
  • UT Health North Campus Tyler – A
  • CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – B


  • CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System – B
  • Wadley Regional Medical Center – C

NOTE: Not every hospital was eligible for a ranking. Safety grades were not available for any of the following categories:

  • Critical access hospitals (CAH)
  • Long-term care and rehabilitation facilities
  • Mental health facilities
  • Federal hospitals (e.g., Veterans Affairs, Indian Health Services, etc.)
  • Some specialty hospitals, such as surgery centers and cancer hospitals
  • Free-standing pediatric hospitals
  • Hospitals in U.S. territories

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