News and Events
April 29, 2015
Today, The Leapfrog Group released updated and enhanced data for the Hospital Safety Score, which assigns A, B, C, D and F grades to more than 2,500 U.S. hospitals based on their ability to prevent errors, injuries, accidents, and infections.
April 9, 2015
The Leapfrog Group released its report on Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) Systems and Medication Errors, which shows a record number of U.S. hospitals are using technology to reduce potential medication prescribing errors; however, these systems fail too often, jeopardizing patients’ safety.
March 12, 2015
Leapfrog report shows that across U.S. hospitals, the survival rates for four high-risk procedures varies significantly and that most hospitals surveyed do not meet Leapfrog’s standard for each procedure.
February 23, 2015
Nonprofit watchdog The Leapfrog Group today released its Maternity Care Report, an in-depth examination of hospital quality and safety for early elective deliveries, episiotomies and high-risk deliveries, with data analysis by Castlight Health.
January 15, 2015
At this time, as Dixon Hughes Goodman conducts its feasibility study, Leapfrog is seeking public comment from hospitals, purchasers, health plans, and other stakeholders on the proposed addition of on-site data validation to Leapfrog’s current data review process.