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universal patient identifiers

November 27, 2012  12:57 PM

Patient identification errors one of Health IT’s 2013 concerns

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
EHR implementation, Patient ID, Single sign-on, universal patient identifiers

Health IT data mismatches, often caused by mix-ups within electronic health record systems, will be a concern for patients and providers in 2013, according to a report released by the ECRI Institute....

August 17, 2011  11:38 AM

Universal patient identifiers: Get them done, now

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
EHR, EHR system, Patient ID, universal patient identifiers

My name is Don Fluckinger. My pals and work colleagues will likely confirm that I am, er, a unique individual. Last I checked, I'm the only Don Fluckinger on Facebook, which makes me a popular guy, a conduit for all the John Smiths I went to school with looking to friend our mutual pal Jim...

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