Full Name
Jay Lechtman
Job Title
VP, Strategy & Innovation, Healthcare
Riskonnect, Inc.
Speaker Bio
Jay Lechtman is a veteran strategist with a focus on technology solutions for healthcare safety, quality, claims and litigation, regulatory compliance, and enterprise risk management. He regularly writes and speaks on healthcare risk management to audiences, including Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare magazine, the American Society of Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM), the Health Care Compliance Association, and the Irish National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA).

Jay’s nearly 30-year career in healthcare has included managing strategy, product, partnership, and market development for publishing, education, consulting, and software concerns in the areas of clinical documentation, diagnostic, procedural, and supply coding for reimbursement, regulatory compliance, provider quality reporting and management, patient safety, patient experience, healthcare professional liability claims and litigation, and governance, risk and compliance/enterprise risk management. In these capacities he has worked with clients in every setting across the continuum of care, from acute-care facilities to physician clinics and community pharmacies.

Jay holds a bachelor's degree in writing from The Johns Hopkins University and a master's degree in journalism from Stanford University. Prior to his career in healthcare, Jay was a reporter and editor for a number of American mainstream and specialty newspapers and magazines. He lives in the Washington DC area with his wife, a gastroenterologist in private practice.
Jay Lechtman