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The Leapfrog Group Invites Comments on Planned Updates to the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade Methodology

The Leapfrog Group published today planned updates to the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade methodology for the Fall 2018 grading cycle. 

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 planned updates in more detail here. Hospitals and other stakeholders are encouraged to submit public comments by May 22 at


Update - July 2018: Leapfrog published a summary of public comments alongside the final changes. They can be viewed here