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May 11, 2017

Verato® Joins the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative Partner Program

Verato, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based patient matching and master patient index (MPI) solutions, today announced it has joined the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC), the national trade association of health information exchanges (HIEs), as a Strategic Business and Technology (SB&T) Partner.

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May 2, 2017

Verato® Announces Availability of its Universal™ MPI, a Groundbreaking, Cloud-Based, Nationwide Master Patient Index that Enterprises Can Simply “Plug Into”

Verato, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based identity matching solutions, today announced the availability of the Verato Universal™ MPI, a revolutionary master patient index (MPI) that represents a groundbreaking approach to the problem of patient identity resolution. Unlike conventional MPI technologies that must be laboriously deployed and populated with patient data, the Verato Universal MPI is a pre-built, cloud-based, nationwide master patient index that enterprises can simply “plug into”—without the need for extensive algorithm tuning, data standardization, data governance, data cleansing, or data stewardship processes.

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February 21, 2017

Verato and RightPatient debut cloud-based patient ID and record-matching technology

The new partnership combines RightPatient’s Cognitive Vision Solution with the Verato Identity Resolution Platform to enable an end-to-end patient identity system. Read more on HealthcareITNews or on FindBiometrics.

February 20, 2017

Verato® and RightPatient® Partner to Provide an Integrated, Cloud-Based Patient Identification and Record Matching Solution

Verato, Inc., today announced a partnership with RightPatient® to provide a completely cloud-based solution to address the full, end-to-end challenge of patient identity.

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February 6, 2017

Verato Raises $12.5M in Series B Financing, Signs Five New Customers

Verato, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based identity matching and Master Patient Index (MPI) solutions, announced today that the company has raised $12.5 million in Series B financing and signed on five new healthcare organizations as customers, tripling its annual recurring revenue.

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December 6, 2016

Tom Check, CEO of Healthix, Discusses Patient Matching

Tom Check, the president and CEO of Healthix, the largest public HIE in the country, discusses using Verato to automatically process 200,000 of Healthix’s most difficult matches a day and reduce its near-matches by 50%. Click here to read the full article on Fierce Healthcare.

November 16, 2016

Verato Announces Patient Matching Support for Third Major HIE

Verato, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based patient matching solutions, today announced that Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP), a not-for-profit regional health information exchange (HIE) serving Maryland and the District of Columbia, will use the Verato platform to automatically process its most difficult patient matching decisions. With the addition of CRISP, the Verato platform is now being used to help match patient identities for nearly 10% of the US population. Click here to read the article in HealthcareITNews, click here to read the article on Healthcare Informatics, click here to read the article on Health Data Management, or click here to read the full press release.

November 3, 2016

Verato Joins eHealth Initiative as Newest Member

eHealth Initiative (eHI) is a Washington, DC-based, independent, non-profit organization whose mission is to drive improvements in the quality, safety, and efficiency of healthcare through information and information technology. Verato joins eHI as its newest member, bringing a level of expertise around patient identity resolution and patient matching that will help the healthcare industry solve the challenges of interoperability and patient data sharing.

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October 7, 2016

How to approach identity matching with patients

Verato founder and CTO Brent Williams sat down with Health Data Management to discuss his upcoming talk at AHIMA16, titled “Stop Cleaning Your Identity Data! Achieve Interoperability of Patient Information Despite Dirty and Out-of-Date Data.” Click here to read the article, or click here to learn more about the speaking session.

September 29, 2016

Verato Named one of 25 Data Management Vendors Worth Watching by InformationWeek

Read the article in InformationWeek that describes how Verato is helping business users “get a clear picture of their customers.” Verato was also named one of the top 125 vendors to watch by InformationWeek.

September 28, 2016

Patient matching peril: Why unique patient identifiers are a unique problem for hospitals

Verato CEO Mark LaRow was recently interviewed by Becker’s Hospital Review about the challenges surrounding patient matching. Learn more about these challenges and how Verato brings a next-generation approach to matching patient identities that works even when faced with out-of-date, incorrect, inconsistent, or incomplete data. Read the full article here.

September 15, 2016

Healthix Engages Verato to Enhance Patient Matching within its HIE Platform

Healthix, the largest public health information exchange (HIE) in the nation, has engaged Verato to enhance its patient matching and linking. As part of a multi-year subscription, Verato will automatically process millions of Healthix’s most difficult match decisions, a process that now requires time-consuming manual review. Read more on HealthcareITNews, on Healthcare Informatics, or on Health Data Management. Or, read the press release.

August 26, 2016

Health Data Management: Why matching patient IDs is a critical challenge

We reviewed a set of supposedly good identity data and discovered that it was more error prone, inaccurate, and ambiguous than anyone would have thought. Bad patient identity data is why the average duplicate rate of patient records in healthcare organizations is 20%. Click here to read an article by Verato CEO Mark LaRow in Health Data Management to learn how healthcare organizations can still consolidate and harmonize patient identities despite out-of-date, incomplete, and inaccurate patient identity data.

August 18, 2016

Healthcare Informatics: How One HIE Tackled the Challenge of Improving Patient Record Matching

Learn how San Diego Health Connect leveraged the Verato patient matching platform to greatly improve its ability to link patient records across its 25 health systems and clinics. Read the write up at Healthcare Informatics.

August 11, 2016

Verato CPO Jenn Behrens Recognized as IAPP Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP)

Verato is excited to share that Jenn Behrens, its Chief Privacy Officer, was recently recognized as an IAPP Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP). The FIP designation signifies that Jenn has demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of privacy laws, privacy program management, and essential data protection practices through her successful completion of multiple IAPP credentials.

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July 5, 2016

Gartner names Verato a 2016 Cool Vendor in Data Integration and Data Quality

Verato, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based identity resolution and linking solutions, today announced that it has been recognized by Gartner as a 2016 Cool Vendor in Data Integration and Data Quality. Verato offers a new, big-data approach to matching and linking identities within and between enterprises.

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June 10, 2016

Becker’s Hospital Review features Verato in Startup Insider

Verato CEO Mark LaRow sat down with Kelly Gooch over at Becker’s Hospital Review to discuss how Verato connects patient records and identities within and across hospitals. Click here to read the full feature of Verato in Becker’s Startup Insider series.

March 10, 2016

Verato CPO Jenn Behrens was a featured panelist at RSA Conference

Verato Chief Privacy Officer Jenn Behrens was a featured panelist at this year’s RSA Conference in San Francisco. Read about her discussion with other panelists as they discussed NIST’s Framework for Managing Privacy Risk here.

February 19, 2016

Verato featured as a Startup of the Week in the Washington Business Journal

The Washington Business Journal sat down with CEO Mark LaRow to discuss Verato, its revolutionary technology, and its plans on grabbing hold of a $1 billion per year (and growing) industry. Click here to read the full interview.

February 9, 2016

San Diego Health Connect Selects Verato to Enhance Patient Record Exchange Among Member Hospitals

Verato, Inc., a provider of cloud-based patient matching solutions, today announced that San Diego Health Connect (SDHC), a leading Health Information Exchange (HIE), will use the Verato platform to augment patient matching functions critical to its patient record location and exchange services. SDHC agreed to implement the Verato solution after a collaborative pilot successfully increased the number of matched records in SDHC’s MPI by 110%.

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February 3, 2016

San Diego Health Connect Leverages Verato to Improve Patient Matching Rate to 98%

Discover how San Diego Health Connect (SDHC), a leading Health Information Exchange, leveraged Verato to improve its patient matching rate to 98%. Read the article from Healthcare IT News, including an interview with Dan Chavez, Executive Director of SDHC.

January 14, 2016

Sequoia Project Matching Exercise Underscores Patient ID Challenges

Read Verato CEO Mark LaRow’s commentary on The Sequoia Project’s “A Framework for Cross-Organizational Patient Identity Management” and the general challenges in patient identity matching in this article published by Health Data Management.

January 28, 2015

Araxid Raises $12.5 Million Series A from Bessemer Venture Partners and Columbia Capital

Araxid (now Verato) has closed a $12.5M Series A funding round led jointly by Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP) and Columbia Capital (ColCap).

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