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Leapfrog Group

The Leapfrog Group is a nonprofit watchdog organization that serves as a voice for health care purchasers, using their collective influence to foster positive change in U.S. health care. Leapfrog is the nation’s premier advocate of hospital transparency—collecting, analyzing and disseminating hospital data to inform value-based purchasing.

Measures

Appropriate use of antibiotics in hospitals
Preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections in intensive care units (Leapfrog Group)
Preventing central line associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) in intensive care units (Leapfrog Group)
Reducing cesarean sections (Leapfrog Group)
Preventing clostridium difficile infections (CDI) (Leapfrog Group)
Doctors order medications through a computer
Reducing early elective deliveries (Leapfrog Group)
Reducing episiotomies
High-risk deliveries
Maternity care processes
Preventing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections (Leapfrog Group)
Never events management
Safe medication administration
Specially trained doctors care for ICU patients
Steps to avoid harm
Preventing surgical site infection (SSI) after major colon surgery (Leapfrog Group)
Bariatric surgery for weight loss
Carotid artery surgery
Mitral valve repair and replacement
Open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
Lung resection for cancer
Esophageal resection for cancer
Pancreatic resection for cancer
Rectal cancer surgery
Pediatric - radiation dose for head scans
Pediatric - radiation dose for abdomen/pelvis scans