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Latest Leapfrog grades: Patients in danger at low-performing hospitals

The Leapfrog Group has just released its latest Hospital Safety Grades, and while many hospitals are performing well, the facilities near the bottom of the list are still dangerous for patients – so more work must be done. 

Surprising link between documentation and safety scores

As ICD-10 draws closer, improving your doctors’ documentation should be a priority. But there’s another crucial reason why your clinicians need to keep detailed documentation: It could have a big effect on your hospital’s patient safety scores.

Leapfrog Group updates hospital safety scores

The Leapfrog Group, a healthcare safety watchdog organization, has just released the fall update to its Hospital Safety Score. And while hospitals have made recent improvements, there’s still a long way to go.