Scoring and Results

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The scoring algorithms document contains important information about how your responses to each section of the survey are scored and publicly reported. The document includes cut-points for process and outcome measures, as well as scoring details and criteria for each of Leapfrog's performance categories (e.g., Fully Meets the Standard, Substantial Progress, Some Progress, Willing to Report, etc.).

Change Summary Since Initial Release on April 1, 2017

  • Cut-points for Section 6 Safe Practices and Section 7C Hospital-Acquired Conditions - Pressure Ulcers and Injuries issued July 11, 2017: The scoring algorithms for Section 6 Safe Practices and Section 7C Pressure Ulcers and Injuries have been updated based on June 30, 2017 results.
  • Cut-points for Section 7B Healthcare-Associated Infections issued August 1, 2017:  The scoring algorithms for Section 7B Healthcare-Associated Infections have been updated based on July 31, 2017 results.  A quartile methodology was used to update cut-points for each performance category.


Other Scoring Materials

The following documents and scoring tools provide additional information about how your responses are scored and publicly reported. 

Section Materials

Section 2

Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE)


Hospital Details Page

Hospitals can view results and scoring information on their Hospital Details Page. See hospital details page for more information.


Leapfrog Hospital Survey Results

Leapfrog Hospital Survey Results were first published on July 25 and are refreshed within the first 5 business days of each month to reflect surveys submitted or re-submitted between June 30 and December 31, and previously submitted surveys that are corrected by January 31. Survey Results are frozen from February to July 25.

2017 Survey Results

Results from the 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Survey are now available.  

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