HPCI News: An Ounce of Evidence - Reporting of Hospital Patient Safety
To: Members and selected others
The Leapfrog Group published Hospital Safety Scores for the first time earlier this year and will continue to do so a on a regular basis in the future. Consumer Reports magazine also included hospital patient safety scores in a recent issue.
Dr. Ashish Jha from Harvard launched a blog entitled "An Ounce of Evidence". It discusses Profits, Quality, and U.S. Hospitals as well as Hospital Rankings Get Serious. It can be found on the link below along with two postings: 1) Consumer Reports accompaniment to "Hospital Rankings Get Serious" by John Santa, MD, MPH and 2) Leapfrog accompaniment to "Hospital Rankings Get Serious" by Leah Binder. It's worth reading.
Dr. Ashish Jha from Harvard launched a blog today linked below. He compares Leapfrog's Hospital Safety Score with the Consumer Reports ratings. There's also guest blogs from Dr. John Santa from Consumer Reports and myself.
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