Memphis Business Group on Health (MBGH) and the employer-driven
hospital quality watchdog, The Leapfrog Group , announce that the 2011 results
from the annual Leapfrog Hospital Survey indicate that hospitals in the
greater-Memphis area, which includes West Tennessee, Eastern Arkansas, and
North Mississippi, are making progress in eliminating early elective newborn
deliveries. In 2011 57 % of reporting hospitals in this region kept their early
elective delivery rate to 5% or less,...