Journal Article
Award Recipient

John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety Awards. The Leapfrog Group for Patient Safety: rewarding higher standards.

Eikel C; Delbanco S.

The Leapfrog Group initially focused on three patient safety practices to reduce preventable medical errors: computer physician order entry (CPOE), evidence-based hospital referral, and intensive care unit (ICU) physician staffing. Survey results indicate improvements in all three areas after regional use of these benchmarks.