Interoperability & HIE
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HIEs Seek OCR Guidance on Individual Access, Patient Matching
July 22, 2022
5 organizations say that HIE networks are seeking to understand their potential liability under HIPAA regulations for sending an inaccurate match
Stakeholders Remind Congress Why Unique Identifiers Would Help
May 13, 2022
DirectTrust Seeks Consensus on Patient-Matching Ecosystem
March 14, 2022
How Texas Health Resources Created a Unique ID for 7 Million Patients
May 19, 2021
Is Your Organization Making Avoidable Patient-Matching Errors?
Shaun Alfreds, Industry Voice
April 28, 2021
ONC to Partner on Address Standard to Improve Patient Matching
Dec. 1, 2020
BCBSA Patient-Matching Algorithm for Payer Community Hits 99.5% Accuracy
Nov. 20, 2020
Six Healthcare Organizations Form Coalition to Develop Nationwide Patient Identification Strategy
July 2, 2020
Health Information Exchange (HIE)
A New York HIE Goes All In on Patient Matching for the Homeless
June 25, 2020
HIT Leaders Emphasize Need for Better Patient Matching to Fight Pandemic
June 3, 2020
Pew Highlights Need for Improved Patient Matching to Combat COVID-19
May 11, 2020
Research: Patient Matching Rates Improved with Standardized Demographic Data
March 25, 2020
CHIME Speaks Out Against National Patient Identifier Repeal Act
Sept. 26, 2019
With a Hopeful Eye on Washington, Providers Continue Work on Patient-Matching Solutions
Sept. 17, 2019
Presenting a complete patient story, with relevant clinical and social services information, requires unifying demographic data across IT platforms
Policy & Value-Based Care
House Votes to Remove Federal Ban on National Patient ID
Mark Hagland and Rajiv Leventhal
June 13, 2019
On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment that would end the current federal ban on the funding of a national patient identification strategy, in an ...
The patient-matching challenge
April 25, 2018
Mark LaRow CEO, Verato The well-publicized Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) proposal from the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) contains some very...
Why patient identification remains a daunting challenge for healthcare
April 25, 2018
Dan Cidon Chief Technology Officer, NextGate As healthcare M&A activity continues and the creation of clinically integrated networks and other collaborative care arrangements ...
Patient misidentification—What’s next?
Feb. 28, 2017
Imprivata PatientSecure uses palm vein recognition biometrics to identify patients Dr. Sean Kelly, Chief Medical Officer, Imprivata Technological innovations have enabled many...
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