Leapfrog Group


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A consortia of > 150 public and private organizations that provide health care benefits, which works with medical experts in the US to identify problems and propose solutions that it believes will improve hospital systems that could break down and harm patients

Leapfrog Group

An initiative driven by Fortune 500 companies and other large private and public health care purchasers working to initiate breakthrough improvements in the safety, quality, and affordability of health care through technology.
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In addition to Children's Hospital Los Angeles, the other six children's hospitals to receive The Leapfrog Group Top Hospitals designation include: Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.
The Leapfrog Group report also shows some small gains in decreasing the use of episiotomy at U.
The Leapfrog Group, March of Dimes, and Childbirth Connection issued a "call to action" in response to the survey findings.
By November 2002, the Leapfrog Group reported that 70% of all Americans could get Leapfrog patient safety information about hospitals in their area (Leapfrog Group, 2002).
Clearly, the IOM reports and the Leapfrog Group are having a significant impact on healthcare organizations as well as the general public focusing on medical errors and a way to prevent them using information technology and knowledge engineering.
Bradley, director of managed-care plans for General Motors and chairman of the Leapfrog Group, talked about how employers can make safety part of their health-care purchasing decisions.
The Leapfrog Group is a national organization and a coalition of public and private purchasers of employee health coverage founded in 2000 to work for improvements in health care safety, quality and affordability.
com)-- The Leapfrog Group, the nation's leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety, today announced new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades and Rose Medical Center once again earned an "A.
The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety, and transparency in the U.
Data released earlier this year by the Leapfrog Group show that in 2010, the early elective newborn delivery rate was 31.
Inpatient CPOE is the focus of most of the legislative and safety activity, but the lessons are equally applicable to the ambulatory arena and quality advocates such as the Leapfrog Group, (18) an industry coalition that seeks to modify practice through financial incentives and pushes the outpatient adoption of CPOE.
While the JCAHO suggests movement toward improvement, The Leapfrog Group has demanded very specific evidence-based practices.