News and Events
Patient Safety Improvements Remain Sluggish, but Some Hospitals Shine: Consistent Top Performers and Dramatic Stories of Improvement
October 28, 2015
Hospital Safety Scores, released today by The Leapfrog Group, show key shifts among many hospitals on the letter grades rating them on errors, injuries, accidents, and infections, indicating the importance for consumers to check their local hospital’s score.
The Leapfrog Group Names Business Roundtable President and Former Three-Term Michigan Governor John Engler to Board of Directors
October 21, 2015
The Leapfrog Group announced today that Business Roundtable President and former three-term governor of Michigan John Engler has been elected to the organization’s board of directors, effective immediately.
First-Ever National Release of Cesarean Section Rates by Hospital Finds More Than 60 Percent of Reporting Hospitals Have Excessive Rates
October 7, 2015
For the first time purchasers and patients have a single, standardized C-section rate to compare hospitals at the national level!
Patient Voice Institute and The Leapfrog Group Partner to Honor Impactful Patient Voices in Health Care
September 22, 2015
You can now enter to win the first annual Patient Voice Impact Award, to be presented this December by The Leapfrog Group and Patient Voice Institute. The award, accompanied by a $1,000 cash prize, recognizes the winning patient’s written story or video based on its exceptional capacity to advance the impact of the patient voice in health care.
September 17, 2015
Today, The Leapfrog Group launched the Bruce Bradley Fellowship, a year-long educational program named in honor of Bruce E. Bradley, a founding member and first chair of The Leapfrog Group Board of Directors and former Director of Health Care Strategy and Public Policy for General Motors Health Care. The fellowship is designed to grow and refine skills in measurement of and advocacy for health care quality and safety.