News and Events
June 6, 2012
Infections, Medication and Medical Errors, and Injuries Still Rampant, but Some Hospitals Are Safer Than Others
May 11, 2012
URAC and The Leapfrog Group have partnered to develop the Excellence in Hospital Website Transparency Best Practices Awards and Acknowledgement Program to identify outstanding hospital websites that promote transparency of quality measures in a manner that is useful and user-friendly for consumers.
Lack of Testing and Monitoring of Health IT by Hospitals and Vendors Potentially Jeopardizes Patients: Hospital Performance Is Improving, but More Must Be Done
April 30, 2012
The potential for computerized medication prescribing systems to inadvertently result in harm to patients remains a major challenge for hospitals and technology companies.
March 12, 2012
Slides and audio recordings are now available from Leapfrog's recent webinar series on Early Elective Deliveries.
Hospitals Make Progress in Eliminating Early Elective Deliveries: Good News, but More Work Needs to be Done
January 25, 2012
The Leapfrog Group announced that 39% of reporting hospitals kept their early elective delivery rate to 5% or less, compared to 30% of reporting hospitals last year.