Leapfrog 2009 hospital survey shows some quality gains

04/15/2010 | HealthLeaders Media

The 2009 hospital survey by the Leapfrog Group found quality of care improved in some areas, but officials said it remains below expectations. Data showed 57% of surveyed hospitals met standards for pneumonia treatment, an increase from 34% in 2008, while 53.5% hit the mark for heart bypass surgery, up from 43%.

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