Employers and Purchasers

Saving lives.

The Leapfrog Group collects and reports one-of-a-kind data that can’t be found in your claims. Results of the 2015 Leapfrog Hospital Survey, available by hospital at the national level, show that:

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6161%
of hospitals fail to meet Leapfrog's standard for rate of C-sections for low-risk, first-time mothers
2020%
of hospitals won’t commit to apologizing and not charging you if a Never Event occurs there
3030%
of hospitals aren’t catching potentially fatal medication errors due to faulty technology

Saving dollars.

440,000 people die annually due to preventable hospital errors, and when errors happen in the hospital, employers pay the price. Beyond the harm to your employees, employers and other purchasers pay an average of $8,000 per hospital admission for errors, injuries, accidents and infections. 

Find out how much you pay
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Member Corner

"At CBS Corporation we are dedicated to helping our employees find the best care for themselves and their families. As a member of The Leapfrog Group, we join other like-minded employers and purchasers to jumpstart improvements in hospital safety, quality, and efficiency. Using data from the Leapfrog Hospital Survey and tools like the Hospital Safety Score, we can start important conversations with leadership and empower our employees to find the safest care possible."

 

Michelle Martin, Vice President, HR Specialty Services, CBS Corporation

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How purchasers work with Leapfrog.

15 years ago, employers and purchasers created The Leapfrog Group to demand transparency from hospitals on their quality and safety practices. Today hundreds of employers use Leapfrog to better educate their employees on choosing a hospital and leverage their purchasing power to structure value-based purchasing and get the best care at the best price.

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In your region.

Working closely with Leapfrog, business coalitions across the nation activate their communities around hospital quality and safety. These Regional Leaders ask hospitals to participate in the Survey, provide resources to their employer members, and use Survey results and Hospital Safety Scores to drive improvements in their market.

Find a Regional Leader in your area
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Join our movement.

When you stand with The Leapfrog Group, you join your colleagues in standing for transparency, value, and excellence. Year after year, we advocate in D.C. and across the country on behalf of purchasers for policy change that drives improvement.

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