To assess how safe it was for patients, Hill Country Memorial (HCM), a US community hospital and winner of the 2014 Baldrige National Quality Award, used the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score based on national performance measures from the Leapfrog Hospital Survey, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and the American Hospital Association’s Annual Survey and Health Informa...

BPIR Categories

15.2.4 Service performance e.g. quality/delivery/value
15.5.3 Activities to reduce & prevent nuisance/harm

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