Leapfrog Hospital Survey Report Series Issued in 2017

In 2017, in partnership with Castlight Health, The Leapfrog Group released a series of reports on hospital performance on results of the 2016 Leapfrog Hospital Survey, each examining a selection of key quality and safety measures at hospitals nationwide. 



Maternity Care

Report shows good news and bad news about maternity care in the U.S.: the early elective delivery rate is at an all time low, but unnecessary C-sections and episiotomies are dangerously common. Read more...

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High-Risk Deliveries

Report found that too many high-risk, very-low birth-weight babies are being delivered at hospitals ill-equipped to care for them. Read more...

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Medication Safety

Report includes the first-ever public reporting of hospitals’ use of bar code medication administration (BCMA) to reduce medication errors, as well as reporting on the implementation and efficacy of hospitals’ computer physician order entry (CPOE) systems. Read more...

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Hospital-Acquired Conditions 

Report found that fewer hospital patients are harmed by bedsores and injuries, but more work is needed to protect patients and reduce waste.  Read more...

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