Join Leapfrog for a Webinar: Safe EMRs in a time of COVID-19

April 16, 2020

The Leapfrog Group is pleased to announce a webinar on April 21 from 2 - 3pm ET focused on how hospital leaders can preserve patient safety as they respond rapidly to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many critical issues will arise in adapting EMRs to the new CMS rules; this webinar will offer guidance for leadership in assuring those are addressed. The webinar will be presented by Ralph Johnson, MS, CHCIO, FHIMSS. Ralph serves as The Leapfrog Group's Vice President of Informatics and Technology and has 35 years of hospital CIO experience, including leading implementation of over 15 EMR conversions. Topics to be discussed include:

  • IT Governance modifications as they impact patient safety oversight
  • Remote workforce challenges
  • IT support of supply chain
  • Clinical Informatics role
  • Telehealth dynamics
  • CARES funding opportunities for IT

The cost of registration is $95; attendees will receive a copy of the slides and recording following the presentation. Hospitals that submitted the Leapfrog Hospital Survey in 2019 may have one registration fee waived. We encourage you to share this webinar opportunity with your CIO, administration, and HIT departments. Please register on our website

This webinar is part of Leapfrog's Coronavirus response effort, aimed to support health care workers and hospitals during the pandemic. Please contact the Help Desk with additional questions or concerns. 

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