Top 25 Women Leaders
Since 2008, Leah Binder has been president and CEO of the Leapfrog Group, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to increase transparency at hospitals and health systems and improve safety, quality and affordability. The Leapfrog Hospital Survey reports data on quality and safety measures. Its Hospital Safety Score assigns safety ratings to hospitals as letter grades. Before joining Leapfrog, Binder spent nine years in executive positions at the Franklin Community Health Network, Farmington, Maine. She also was a senior policy adviser for health services to New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani.