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The CMS SAFER Self-Assessment Attestation: New Requirements and New Opportunities for Patient Safety

Please join us for a roundtable webinar on July 27, 2022, from 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. ET. Our panel will explore the recent Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requirement for Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program (MIPS) eligible hospitals to attest to an annual completion of a Safety Assurance Factors for Electronic Health Records (EHR) Resilience Guides (SAFER) self-assessment. The SAFER Guides are a nine-part risk assessment that includes 147 unique recommended practices to promote the safe use of EHR systems. Topics for discussion include:

  • Overview of the SAFER Guides and recommended practices.
  • New hospital self-assessment attestation requirement.
  • Practical strategies to leverage this attestation requirement to create an EHR patient safety advantage for organizations.


Dean Sittig
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Patty Sengstack
Vanderbilt University

Lauren Gennett
King & Spalding

Arvind Kumar

For questions, contact Caroline Wendt at


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Event Details

Date: July 27, 2022

Time: 1:00 pm (ET)

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Please register soon. You do not have to be a client to attend, and there is no charge.