TITLE

Leapfrog Group reports sharp decline in early elective deliveries

PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
AHA News;3/7/2014, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the 59% decline experienced by the patient-safety organization (PSO) Leapfrog Group on its average early elective delivery rate for hospitals according to the organization's 2013 survey.
ACCESSION #
94894005

 

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