Topic: National Patient Identifier
Learn how providers have leveraged new technologies to improve processes and reduce risk.
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.
A group of 25 organizations asked lawmakers to rewrite funding legislation to allow federal agencies to support private efforts to match patient data.
Health IT Now is vowing to take “a number of steps over the next weeks and months" to call attention to its members' health IT priorities.
Healthix, the largest Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO) in New York state, uses a fully automated system to create a single healthcare record for patients.