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July 23, 2024
July 8, 2024

In our increasingly complex health care landscape, where patient safety is paramount, a recent study has shed light on a concerning but often overlooked area: outpatient adverse events.

Conducted by Boston-based researchers, this study delves into the prevalence, severity, and underreporting of adverse events that occur outside of traditional inpatient hospital settings.

Understanding Outpatient Adverse Events

July 3, 2024

In December 2023, leaders and other stakeholders from across the health care spectrum gathered for a special session at Leapfrog Annual Meeting called "Conversations to Transform Tomorrow." This interactive event focused on pivotal questions shaping the future of patient safety and how Leapfrog can continue to grow its efforts. Below is a summary of the key takeaways and ideas exchanged during the session.

Enhancing Consumer Engagement with Leapfrog Data

June 5, 2024

The hospital a patient chooses for care can literally be a life-or-death decision. Over 500 people die every single day in the United States from errors in hospitals—many of which are fully preventable. Hospitals that do better on the Hospital Safety Grade have good systems in place to protect patients from errors, accidents, and infections.

June 3, 2024

When you get ready to buy a car, where do you start? You do your research and compare benefits while also considering the best choice for your needs. Do you do the same when choosing where you receive health care? Not all health care facilities are alike. Leapfrog collects and reports data from hospitals and surgery centers. Find out how to make the best choice for you and your family.

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