Town Hall Calls

Throughout the year, Leapfrog will host Town Hall Calls to provide hospitals and other stakeholders background information about the content of the Leapfrog Hospital Survey. In addition, we often host Town Hall Calls on special topics that we are considering for future versions of the Leapfrog Hospital Survey. You can find information, including presentations and recordings, from all of our Town Hall Calls below. Questions about Town Hall Calls can be directed to our Help Desk.

 

2022 Town Hall Calls

Informed Consent: AHRQ’s Tools as a Pathway to a High-Quality Informed Consent Process

Hospitals and other stakeholders are invited to a free Town Hall Call to learn more about Leapfrog’s approach on informed consent. Cindy Brach, a Senior Healthcare Researcher at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, will present AHRQ’s Making Informed Consent an Informed Choice: Training for Health Care Leaders, a tool available to hospitals and ASCs interested in implementing strategies to ensure patients are provided with a high-quality informed consent process. AHRQ’s resources on informed consent can support hospitals as they evaluate their own practices in responding to the new optional subsection 1C: Informed Consent.

 

Please register here for this 1-hour session being held on July 12 at 1:00 P.M. ET

 

Leapfrog Hospital Survey Town Hall Call

Hospitals are invited to the 2022 Leapfrog Hospital Survey Town Hall Call to learn more about changes to the 2022 Hospital Survey, including updates to submission requirements, questions, measure specifications, scoring algorithms, and public reporting. Participants will be able to ask questions throughout the presentation using the Zoom Q&A feature.

Note: Separately certified ASCs should participate in the ASC Survey Town Hall Call for more information about the 2022 Leapfrog ASC Survey.

 

April 20th Town Hall Call

Download the slides here.

Download the recording here.

Download the Q&A here.

 

May 11th Town Hall Call

Download the slides here.

Download the recording here.

Download the Q&A here.

 

Previous Town Hall Calls

 

Monitoring Health Care Inequity Town Hall Call

Hospitals and other stakeholders are invited to a free Town Hall Call to learn more about Leapfrog’s approach to reducing health care inequity and the new Monitoring Health Care Inequity questions added to the 2021 Hospital Survey. Members of the newly formed Health Equity Advisory Committee will share their challenges and successes with collecting patient self-reported demographic data, improving the accuracy of those data, and stratifying quality measures using the demographic data. This general call will conclude with 15 minutes for Q&A.

 

Presenters:

Leah Binder, MA, MGA, President & CEO, The Leapfrog Group

Meika Neblett, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, RWJ Barnabas Health – Community Medical Center

Christopher Nolan, MPH, System Manager, Community Health and Benefit, Office of Community Health Equity and Engagement Rush University System for Health

Aswita Tan-McGrory, MBA, MSPH, Administrative Director, The Mongan Institute and Director, The Disparities Solutions Center, Massachusetts General Hospital

Andrea Tull, PHD, Senior Director of Quality Performance Management, Massachusetts General Hospital

 

Download the recording here.

Download the slides here.

 


Town Hall Calls are part of the Judie Burrows Education Institute and partially funded by individual and corporate donations. If you are interested in contributing, please visit www.leapfroggroup.org/donate.

 

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