News and Events
May 12, 2016
In response to the article published this week in the journal Medical Care, The Leapfrog Group would like to clarify the measures used in the Hospital Safety Score and how these measures relate to the study’s findings.
May 5, 2016
While hospitals have improved on early elective delivery rates, many are still not meeting national performance targets for quality metrics including C-sections and high-risk deliveries.
April 25, 2016
The Leapfrog Group announced today the Spring 2016 Hospital Safety Score update, assigning letter grades to more than 2,500 U.S. hospitals, assessing medical errors, accidents, injuries and infections.
April 21, 2016
The Leapfrog Group has submitted a letter to the Center for Medicare Services urging the immediate publication of CMS Hospital Quality Star Ratings.
Hospitals’ Computerized Systems Proven to Prevent Medication Errors, but More is Needed to Protect Patients from Harm or Death
April 7, 2016
Hospital CPOE systems failed to flag 13% of potentially fatal orders, emphasizing the need for more checks to prevent harm to patients...