Each year, The Leapfrog Group asks every adult and free-standing pediatric general acute-care hospital in the U.S. to voluntarily complete the Leapfrog Hospital Survey.
The Leapfrog Group’s standards are updated annually to reflect the latest science and are designed to drive better outcomes for patients. Results are publicly reported by individual bricks-and-mortar hospital. Leapfrog uses the Survey data to track and share hospitals’ progress on key issues of safety and quality.
2020 Report on 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey
The report below features data reported to the 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey.
This report, titled Safety In Numbers: Hospital Performance on Leapfrog's Surgical Volume Standard, found that U.S. hospitals reporting to the Leapfrog Hospital Survey have made some progress on implementing minimum hospital and surgeon privileging volume standards for safety, though many are still performing these procedures without the adequate, ongoing experience to do so. Read more...