Patient Engagement March 15, 2021
Sara Heath

The Leapfrog Group has added health equity and ethical patient billing questions to its patient safety and clinical quality surveys.

For Leah Binder, president and CEO of patient safety rankings organization The Leapfrog Group, embedding health equity as part of patient safety is a no-brainer.

“This year, the issue of equity and inclusion have emerged as major national priorities, and Leapfrog is no exception,” Binder told PatientEngagementHIT in an interview. “As an organization, we recognize our role and our obligation to assure that when we set standards for safety and quality, those standards apply to one hundred percent of all patients, not just those patients who may be more privileged for whatever reason, whether it’s race, ethnicity, socio-demographic status, or...

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