News and Events
December 1, 2010
The Leapfrog Group's annual class of top hospitals—65 from a field of almost 1200—was announced today in Washington at Leapfrog's 10th anniversary meeting. The 2010 list includes university and other teaching hospitals, children's hospitals and community hospitals in rural, suburban and urban settings.
November 30, 2010
The University of Maryland Medical Center and Virginia Mason Medical Center Honored at Leapfrog's 10 Year Anniversary Gala
November 11, 2010
The Leapfrog Group deeply commends Dr. David Ring from Massachusetts General Hospital for his candid, courageous and moving account in the latest issue of the New England Journal of Medicine of performing an incorrect surgical procedure on a patient's hand.
Statement by The Leapfrog Group on the Final Meaningful Use Rule: Good First Step, But Grave Concerns
August 4, 2010
Leapfrog applauds the Obama Administration for including Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) as part of the final Meaningful Use regulations, published last month in the Federal Register. These new federal regulations are an important first step in accelerating health information technology adoption.
June 3, 2010
Lack of Testing and Monitoring By Hospitals and Vendors Potentially Jeopardizes Patients, But Solutions Are Available