The 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Survey is free and open to hospitals from April 1 to December 31.
The annual survey assesses hospital safety, quality, and efficiency based on national performance measures that are of specific interest to health care purchasers and consumers. The measures also provide hospitals with the opportunity to benchmark their progress in improving the care they deliver.
Register for the 2018 Survey Users Group
The Survey Users Group is designed for hospitals that would like a more interactive approach to understanding the survey, measure specifications, and scoring algorithms. The Users Group meets monthly from March to December for an annual fee of $250.
Leapfrog Deep Dive at DHG Symposium
Leapfrog is proud to co-host an 8-hour Leapfrog Deep Dive session for hospitals as part of DHG’s annual Symposium in Orlando, Florida on May 16 – 18. The event will consist of a session from 8am – noon on Wednesday May 16 focused on the Leapfrog Hospital Survey and a session from 1pm – 5pm on Thursday May 1 focused on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. Attendance for hospitals is $495 for the Leapfrog sessions and includes free admission to the rest of the DHG Symposium.
Prepare to Submit a Survey
In 2017, nearly 1,950 hospitals submitted a Leapfrog Hospital Survey. Please review the information on these webpages before you begin. These resources will help you to successfully complete the submission process.
Alignment with Other National Programs
Many of the measures included in the Leapfrog Hospital Survey are in use by other national agencies and organizations including the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the CDC's National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN), and The Joint Commission.
Leapfrog's Rating Programs
Leapfrog rates hospitals through its two main initiatives: the Leapfrog Hospital Survey and the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. If you receive hospital communications from Leapfrog, you may have seen information on both of these programs, perhaps even around the same time.
The infographic at right is meant to help you understand the differences between these two programs.
Looking for Extra Help?
The Survey Users Group is designed for hospitals that would like a more interactive approach to understanding the survey, measure specifications, and scoring algorithms. The Users Group meets monthly from March to December for an annual fee of $250. These monthly technical assistance calls are provided in addition to Leapfrog’s Survey Help Desk which continues to provide free technical assistance to all hospitals.