RD UVC Disinfection Technologies, a division of Steriliz LLC, today announced its partnership with The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization of employers and other purchasers focused on health care safety. RD UVC Disinfection Technologies is represented by Sam Trapani, founder, president & CEO, who sits on the Leapfrog Partners Advisory Committee.
Based in Washington, DC, The Leapfrog Group was founded in 2000 with the goal of improving American health care by transparently reporting information people need on medical errors, accidents, and infections. Leapfrog sets standards and publishes ratings of hospitals and ASCs on quality of care and serves as the foremost voice for business leaders advancing excellence in health care. Leapfrog partners advise the Leapfrog Board and management on industry and policy trends and help shape the organization’s long term strategic vision for improving health care quality. The Partners Advisory Committee is a platform for the creation, implementation, and evaluation of initiatives that advance the Leapfrog mission for patient safety and promote a shared accountability for patient safety and well-being.
According to Trapani, “RD UVC Disinfection Technologies has joined The Leapfrog Group because we share their commitment to infection control and the safety, quality, and transparency necessary to ensure the very best patient outcomes.” Trapani went on to say,
“I look forward to being an active participant on the Partners Advisory Committee (PAC) and contributing to the advancement of the Leapfrog mission.”
“We are proud to join with RD UVC Disinfection Technologies to improve patient safety in the United States. We need their insights and expertise more than ever. Every American deserves the highest quality care, and together with RD UVC Disinfection Technologies we can achieve our shared vision for excellence,” said Leah Binder, Leapfrog president & CEO.
One particular area of interest for RD UVC Disinfection Technologies is Leapfrog’s collaborative culture, working alongside clinicians, hospitals, ASCs, health plans, and patient advocates to bring to life a shared vision for excellent patient care.
Visit Leapfrog’s website for more information and to see a list of all members of Leapfrog’s Partners Advisory Committee.
About RD UVC Disinfection Technologies
RD-UVC Disinfection Technologies, a division of Steriliz LLC, (rduvc.com) is a leading supplier of ultraviolet-C light disinfection technology with the specific goal of developing area and surface disinfection methods and processes that are science based, quantitative and traceable. In addition, RD UVC has collected a significant amount of clinical data and has developed unique data analysis techniques, which provide closed loop feedback and management information for infection control practitioners. The company is based in Rochester, N.Y.
About The Leapfrog Group
Founded in 2000 by large employers and other purchasers, The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization driving a movement for giant leaps for patient safety. The flagship Leapfrog Hospital Survey and new Leapfrog Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Survey collect and transparently report hospital and ASC performance, empowering purchasers to find the highest-value care and giving consumers the lifesaving information they need to make informed decisions. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, Leapfrog’s other main initiative, assigns letter grades to hospitals based on their record of patient safety, helping consumers protect themselves and their families from errors, injuries, accidents, and infections. For more, follow us on Twitter and Facebook, and sign up for our newsletter.