Journal Article
Commentary

Has the Leapfrog Group had an impact on the health care market?

Galvin RS; Delbanco S; Milstein A; Belden G

The Leapfrog Group was formed in 2000 as an initiative among large employers and purchasers of health care services to articulate a uniform voice for promoting improvements in quality. This article summarizes the organization’s activities, their progress to date, and the anticipated challenges that lie ahead. The authors conclude that the impact of Leapfrog’s efforts is difficult to assess, but their role as a market catalyst remains strong.