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The Leapfrog Group Publishes Methodology Updates to the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

The Leapfrog Group published today updates to the scoring methodology for the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade that will take effect in the Fall 2018 grades. 

The methodology changes include the following:

1) Changes to the scoring for Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE)

2) Addition of a measure on Bar Code Medication Administration (BCMA) 

View the updates in more detail here, including responses to public comments. 

The Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades will be released in October 2018 and will include these changes.