Topic: National Patient Identifier
Efforts to establish a national patient identifier hit another major barrier thanks to Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.
Industry efforts to lift a ban on using federal funding for a unique patient identifier hit a roadblock in the Senate Wednesday.
Patient misidentification is common and can involve some of our most vulnerable people. We have an opportunity to prevent misidentifications.
Healthcare and health IT industry leaders cheered a vote by the U.S. House to lift a ban on using federal funding to create patient identifiers.
Athenahealth gives Elliot Management the cold shoulder despite buyout offer; AMA and others push Congress to overturn patient identifier ban.
Health IT executives in the U.S. are calling on Congress to lift a ban on unique patient identifiers, highlighting success in Britain's NHS.
Two weeks after CHIME was scheduled to announce the winners of its National Patient ID Challenge, the organization has called it off.
The challenges associated with patient matching can’t be solved by technology alone. Instead, providers need to obtain better quality data from outside sources.
A Fresno, California, medical center is rolling out some new-age technology to identify patients as they come in the door and prevent medical record confusion.
A data policy think tank wants Congress to adopt unique patient identifiers and expand data collection for LGBT patients.