Quality & Safety
The Leapfrog Group
We have received high marks from The Leapfrog Group, a national consortium of employers that evaluates hospitals in order to make better health care decisions. In its most recent report, Boston Children’s Hospital was named one of Leapfrog’s “Top Hospitals” based on quality, safety and efficiency. We were one of only eight children’s hospitals in the country to make the list. For other public quality and safety reports click here.
The Joint Commission Quality Checks
Massachusetts Health Quality Partners
Massachusetts Health Quality Partners is a broad-based coalition of physicians, hospitals, health plans, purchasers, consumers, academics, and government agencies working together to promote improvement in the quality of health care services in Massachusetts.
MHQP provides reliable information to help physicians improve the quality of care they provide their patients and help consumers take an active role in making informed decisions about their health care, which include Massachusetts statewide rates, national benchmarks and MHQP's performance goals.
Click here to view the most recent data that compares the performance of 150 medical groups, including Boston Children's Hospital.
Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors
The Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors is a public-private partnership whose mission is to improve patient safety and eliminate medical errors in Massachusetts.
Click here to learn more about this organization's initiatives.
Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients
USTransplant.Org is the website for the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, which collects and reports outcomes data for all US hospitals performing transplants, including Boston Children's Hospital.