News and Events
Latest Report: First-ever Data on Bedside Bar Coding Shows Hospitals Have the Technology to Safely Administer Medication, but Fall Short on Using It Effectively
April 27, 2017
A new report, analyzed by Castlight Health, includes the first-ever public reporting of hospitals’ use of bar code medication administration (BCMA) to reduce medication errors, as well as reporting on the implementation and efficacy of hospitals’ computer physician order entry (CPOE) systems.
April 13, 2017
Statement from Leah Binder, President and CEO, The Leapfrog Group, on the transparency initiative launched by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Five Years After the Launch of the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, Patient Safety Improves, But Crucial Work Remains
April 12, 2017
The Leapfrog Group today announced new grades for the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, the first and only national health care rating focused on errors, accidents and infections.
The Leapfrog Group Releases Groundbreaking Tool to Estimate Lives and Dollars Lost to Medical Errors
April 12, 2017
To illuminate the impact medical errors have on an employer’s covered population, The Leapfrog Group announced today its new Lives and Dollars Lost to Medical Errors Calculator.
Latest Report Shows Too Many High-Risk, Very-Low Birth-Weight Babies are Being Delivered at Hospitals Ill-Equipped to Care for Them
March 30, 2017
A new report, analyzed by Castlight Health, shows that vulnerable babies may be at risk.