Group, Leapfrog Collaborate For Hospital Quality
Milliman Care Guidelines is collaborating with The
Leapfrog Group to integrate Leapfrog’s Hospital Rewards
Program (LHRP) quality measures into its evidence-based clinical
Concurrently, a special program designed to
provide financial assistance to hospitals participating in LHRP has
LHRP is The Leapfrog Group’s new P4P
program that provides a nationally standardized way to measure and
reward hospitals’ quality of care and efficiency. The program
is designed to motivate hospital performance improvements and can be
licensed and implemented by private healthcare purchasers.
Milliman’s Inpatient and Surgical Care
product incorporates and flags the LHRP measures within its detailed,
day-by-day care pathway tables. The Milliman Care Guidelines highlight
measures from such nationally-recognized quality programs as the CMS
Hospital Quality Initiative and HEDIS.
Addresses: The Leapfrog Group, c/o Academy Health,
1150 17th Street NW, Suite 600, Washington DC 20036; (202) 292-6713, www.leapfroggroup.org.
Milliman Care Guidelines LLC, A Milliman Company, 719 Second Avenue,
Suite 300, Seattle, WA 98104; (888) 464-4746, www.careguidelines.com.