At the inception of the Leapfrog Group, the hospital industry hailed it as the “gold standard” of quality measurement. Leapfrog’s latest report, however, denounces the industry for moving too slowly on patient safety improvements, and hospitals are crying “foul.”
Doth they protest too much?
How safe are you in your hospital? It’s time for a Safe Patient Standard we can all depend on, no matter when or where we are hospitalized.
“We are burying a population the size of Miami every year from medical errors that can be prevented.” – Leah Binder, president and CEO of Leapfrog