News and Events
June 28, 2012
The Leapfrog Group CEO Leah Binder received a letter from the American Hospital Association detailing their criticism of the Hospital Safety Score. In response, Leah sent a letter of response to Mr. Richard Umbdenstock, President & CEO of the American Hospital Association.
June 22, 2012
Massachusetts, Maine and Vermont boast the largest percentage of A hospitals in the United States. Rhode Island, Missouri and Oregon feature the lowest percentage of A hospitals.
June 6, 2012
Infections, Medication and Medical Errors, and Injuries Still Rampant, but Some Hospitals Are Safer Than Others
May 11, 2012
URAC and The Leapfrog Group have partnered to develop the Excellence in Hospital Website Transparency Best Practices Awards and Acknowledgement Program to identify outstanding hospital websites that promote transparency of quality measures in a manner that is useful and user-friendly for consumers.
Lack of Testing and Monitoring of Health IT by Hospitals and Vendors Potentially Jeopardizes Patients: Hospital Performance Is Improving, but More Must Be Done
April 30, 2012
The potential for computerized medication prescribing systems to inadvertently result in harm to patients remains a major challenge for hospitals and technology companies.