Deadlines

The Leapfrog Hospital Survey is open from April 1 to December 31.

All deadlines are at 12:00 midnight ET.

Deadlines apply to both the online Survey and CPOE Evaluation Tool. 

New in 2017: Information about deadlines to join Leapfrog's NHSN Group is available here.

DATE DEADLINE

April 1

The hard copy of the 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Survey and supporting materials are available for download in Survey and CPOE Materials. The online survey tool opens at survey.leapfroggroup.org.

New in 2017: Information about deadlines to join Leapfrog's NHSN Group is available here.

April 15 Version 3.0 of the CPOE Evaluation Tool will be available. Hospitals must submit Sections 1 Basic Hospital Information and 2 CPOE in order to access the CPOE Evaluation Tool from the Survey Dashboard. 
June 22

FIRST NHSN GROUP DEADLINE:

Hospitals that join Leapfrog's NHSN Group by June 22, have a valid NHSN ID provided in their Profile, and have completed, affirmed, and submitted Section 7 of the 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Survey by June 30, will have data available prior to public reporting on their Hospital Details Page starting on July 12.  Results will be publicly reported on July 25.

For instructions and other deadlines, please see click here.

June 30

FIRST REPORTING DEADLINE:

Hospitals that submit a survey (and CPOE Evaluation Tool if applicable) by June 30 will have their results publicly reported starting July 25View results here.

Hospitals that do not submit a survey by June 30 will be publicly reported as ‘Declined to Respond’ until a survey has been submitted.

Competitive Benchmarking Reports: Hospitals that would like to receive a free Summary Report must submit a survey by June 30. The free Summary Report will be emailed to each hospital's CEO in early September. 

July 12 The first set of Leapfrog Hospital Survey Results, which reflect surveys submitted by June 30, will be privately available for hospitals to view on July 12 via the Hospital Details Page link on the Survey Dashboard.

July 25

The first set of Leapfrog Hospital Survey Results, which reflect surveys submitted by June 30 are published.

After July, results are updated on the fifth business day of the month to reflect surveys (re)submitted by the end of the previous month. View results.  

 

August 31

 

 

TOP HOSPITAL DEADLINE:

Submission deadline for hospitals to be eligible to receive a Leapfrog Top Hospital Award. 

 

DATA SNAPSHOT DATE FOR THE FALL 2017 HOSPITAL SAFETY GRADE:

Adult and general hospitals that would like Leapfrog Hospital Survey Results included in the Fall 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade must submit a survey and CPOE Evaluation Tool by August 31. Find more information about the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade here.

December 31

LAST SUBMISSION DEADLINE:

The 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Survey will close at midnight ET on December 31. No new surveys, new survey sections, or CPOE Evaluation Tool tests can be submitted after this deadline. 

Only hospitals that have submitted a survey by December 31 will be able to log in to their survey and make corrections to previously submitted sections during the month of January.

Adult and general hospitals that would like Leapfrog Hospital Survey Results included in the Spring 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade must submit a survey and CPOE Evaluation Tool by December 31. Hospitals that submitted a survey by August 31 are not required to update their survey by December 31, however it is highly encouraged. Find more information about the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade here.

January 31

CORRECTIONS DEADLINE:

Hospitals that need to make corrections to previously submitted 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Surveys must make necessary updates and re-submit the entire survey by January 31, 2018. Hospitals will not be able to make changes or submit their survey after this date.  

DATA SNAPSHOT DATE FOR THE SPRING 2018 HOSPITAL SAFETY GRADE:

Adult and general hospitals that would like Leapfrog Hospital Survey Results included in the Spring 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade must submit a survey and CPOE Evaluation Tool by December 31 in order to have Leapfrog Hospital Survey Results available for the January 31 Data Snapshot Date. Find more information about the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade here.

 

As a reminder, hospitals that would like Leapfrog Hospital Survey Results included in their Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, should visit the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade website for important information on Data Snapshot Dates. A Leapfrog Hospital Survey must be submitted by the Data Snapshot Date for survey data to be used in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.

 

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