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When you put our designations together with the information on elective rates released by The Leapfrog Group, this can be very powerful for members.
Quantros and The Leapfrog Group both understand transparency is a key force behind safer, high-quality healthcare," said Dr.
This recognition by The Leapfrog Group is a testament to the hard work of our Board of Trustees and our Safety, Quality and Services Committee, which oversees quality management at our hospital, as well as our many physicians, nurses and clinical staff," said Richard D.
It takes consistent, unwavering dedication to patients to achieve the highest standards of patient safety, said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group.
Among 945 hospitals that voluntarily reported quality data to the Leapfrog Group, 78% performed early elective deliveries less than 5% of the time in 2014.
The Leapfrog Group is a project of employers, such as General Motors and the Boeing Co.
The Leapfrog Group, a volunteer association, was formed in 2000 with the goal of giving businesses and public agencies more accurate information with which to purchase medical services and coverage.
Representatives from more than 170 Fortune 500 companies that provide benefits to more than 36 million enrollees constitute the membership of The Leapfrog Group.
The Leapfrog Group is a conglomeration of nonhealth care Fortune 500 company leaders committed to modernizing the current health care system (Milstein, 2000).
The Leapfrog Group's top initiative--computerized physician order entry (CPOE)--requires that by 2003, all physicians at healthcare facilities serving Leapfrog Group members must enter medication orders using computerized medication-error-prevention software.
In October, the Leapfrog Group expects to announce the lineup of large employers that commit to including a common set of patient-safety standards for providers in their assessment and selection of health insurers.
LOS ANGELES -- For the fourth consecutive year, Children's Hospital Los Angeles has earned the Top Hospital designation from The Leapfrog Group, which annually recognizes the best hospitals in the nation for providing the safest and highest quality health care services to patients.