Have you ever wondered how you can advocate for accurate patient identity but didn’t know where to start?
There is currently no national strategy requiring collection of certain patient demographic data elements, which can lead to inconsistent, dirty data at the beginning of the patient registration process.
In a Virtual Capitol Hill briefing officials discussed patient identification issues that have cropped up in coronavirus hotspots across the country as a result of faulty data.
AHIMA has taken a lead role in addressing the issue of patient identification at the federal level. As a founding member of a new coalition, Patient ID Now, AHIMA is…