ASCA CEO Discusses Leapfrog Outpatient Reporting Program
The group will begin surveying ASCs and HOPDs in 2019
The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization that has been collecting and reporting data about the quality and safety of inpatient hospital care for 20 years. Recently, Leapfrog announced plans to expand into the outpatient setting and begin collecting comparable data from ASCs and hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs). ASCA Chief Executive Officer Bill Prentice talks about this new program, how it will operate and the ways it is expected to affect ASCs.