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Report from The Leapfrog Group Finds Rate of C-Sections Remains Too High, But Dramatic Progress on Other Maternity Care Indicators

April 8, 2021 WASHINGTON, April 8, 2021—The Leapfrog Group, a national watchdog organization of employers and other purchasers focused on health care safety and quality, today released its 2021 Maternity Care Report, which measures hospital performance against best practices across three high-risk areas of maternity care: cesarean sections, episiotomies, and early elective deliveries. The report is …

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Mental Health Index Finds 62% Drop in Employee Focus; 48% Increase in Risk of Depression

Mental Health Index Finds 62% Drop in Employee Focus; 48% Increase in Risk of Depression Data shows dangerous decline and all-time low in Americans’ mental health; likely due to holidays, political uncertainties and continuing COVID-19 stressors SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, January 28, 2021 – The state of mind of the U.S. workforce does not reflect the …

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Surgeon General Report – Engaging Businesses as Stakeholders of Community Health and Economic Prosperity

Surgeon General Seeks to Engage Businesses as Forces for Health in Their Communities January 19, 2021 Today the Surgeon General released a comprehensive report focused on why an how businesses should mobilize to build healthier communities and a healthier economy for all.  Fourteen recommendations in the report provide guidance on how businesses should engage with …

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NCBGH in the News: Triad Business Journal Article

NCBGH in the News: Triad Business Journal article 12/24/2020 Our CEO Jon Rankin recently spoke with the Triad Business Journal on the importance of North Carolina businesses working together to save money and increase access to health care as we continue navigating the pandemic. Read it here: https://www.bizjournals.com/triad/news/2020/12/24/ncbgh-biosimilars-healthcare.html

Leapfrog Announces 2020 Top Hospital Award for North Carolina Hospitals

Leapfrog Announces 2020 Top Hospital Award for North Carolina Hospitals – 3 NC Hospitals Receive Coveted National Distinction –  Charlotte, NC, December 8, 2020 – The Leapfrog Group announced today 3 hospitals in North Carolina have been named to its 2020 national list of Top Hospitals, including Alamance Regional Medical Center in Burlington, FirstHealth Moore …

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2020 Leapfrog Hospital Survey and Leapfrog ASC Survey Now Open

2020 Leapfrog Hospital Survey and Leapfrog ASC Survey Now Open   The 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Survey and Leapfrog ASC Survey are now open. In light of COVID-19, Leapfrog has announced additional one-time-only changes to the 2020 Survey process. These changes, designed to significantly reduce the time required to participate in the Surveys, will uphold the …

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North Carolina Business Group on Health Joins The Leapfrog Group as a Regional Leader

North Carolina Business Group on Health Joins The Leapfrog Group as a Regional Leader — Hospital Survey will improve local safety and quality for patients Charlotte – January 16, 2020 – The North Carolina Business Group on Health (NCBGH), a non-profit multi-stakeholder organization representing more than 50 North Carolina businesses providing health care benefits to …

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