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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The authors wish to thank HIMSS Analytics and The Leapfrog Group for the use of their data.
The Leapfrog Group is making advances in improving hospital quality and patient safety by, well, leaps and bounds.
First, the analysis focuses on a time period prior to the introduction of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the IOM reports on patient safety, and The Leapfrog Group initiative.
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).
The Leapfrog Group is a coalition of more than 130 public and private organizations that provide health care benefits.
In Wisconsin, WEA Trust, a nonprofit organization created by the NEA-affiliated Wisconsin Education Association Council to provide insurance and other services for school employees, joined a local Leapfrog group that has started putting hospital safety data on the Web.
National groups such as the National Commission on Quality Assurance and the Leapfrog Group have added governments to their growing rosters.
It is the first private nursery set up in Birmingham by the fast-growing Leapfrog group.
A total of 19 suburban hospitals earned an "A" rating in The Leapfrog Group's Spring 2019 Hospital Safety Grades, which focuses on patient care and safety.
Riverview Medical Center is one of the best hospitals in the area, delivering top-notch care for our community, as affirmed by its recent achievement of a sixth consecutive A rating from The Leapfrog Group for patient safety, says Joseph Stampe, president and chief development officer, Hackensack Meridian Health Meridian Health Foundation.
Denver, CO, May 22, 2019 --(PR.com)-- The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C.-based national nonprofit committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers, today announced the Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades and once again awarded Rose Medical Center an A for achieving the highest national standards in patient safety.
The Leapfrog Group, which measures quality and safety of American health care, sets a standard for C-sections at 23.9 percent.