The costs of not having a nationwide strategy for patient identity management in the healthcare system are high—both financially and in terms of patient safety, according to a new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts.
In a recent focus group of hospital executives, three issues emerged as high priorities for 2018 for hospitals and health systems: achieving interoperability, ensuring the best and most cost-effective health outcomes for patients, and securing data.
There are substantial—and growing—costs to inaccurate patient matching. Learn how a groundbreaking solution can improve match rates, thereby improving healthcare data exchange.
When a professional practice roundtable at AHIMA’s 2017 Convention discussed the latest strategies for addressing patient matching with a full house, three key themes emerged during the session.
Why is patient matching important? Why is information governance (IG) important? And how are the two linked together?