Leapfrog Shows Support for a National Patient Identifier

June 15, 2020

The Leapfrog Group sent comments supporting the work the Office of the National Coordinator for Healthcare Information Technology (ONC) is doing to investigate the possibility of creating a national patient identifier based on the ONC's working session held on June 1, 2020. Patient misidentification is a serious patient safety issue that needs to be addressed at the national level and Leapfrog fully supports these efforts.


Read the full comments from Ralph Johnson, Vice President of Informatics and Technology, The Leapfrog Group.

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