Tag: Patient Matching

How Did Patient Matching Become a National Imperative?

by Nick Orser, Product Marketing Manager

A few years ago, patient matching was a challenge addressed by health information management professionals within the four walls of their hospitals and health systems. Today, accurate patient matching has become a national imperative—in early October, five US senators wrote a letter to the GAO urging it to consider the effects of a national patient matching strategy.

What happened?

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Health Insurance Companies are Facing a Reckoning on Patient Matching

by Stephanie St. Thomas, Director of Marketing

As technology continues to embed itself into our daily lives, we all create more and more data pertinent to our health – through telemedicine, patient portals, medical devices, behavioral health. Even our socioeconomic information is increasingly – and correctly – being treated as health data. With more information available than ever before, shouldn’t payers and… Read more »

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Recapping the SHIEC 2017 Conference

by Josh Firstenberg, Account Executive

I was asked to represent Verato during the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC) conference held in Indianapolis. The conference was thriving with ideas to improve patient care, patient experience, and overall outcomes. Topics on Patient Centered Data Home (PCDH), Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP), Interoperability, and Behavioral Health were some of my favorites, perhaps because their use cases depend tremendously on accurate identity resolution.

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IBM Initiate Struggles to Make Matches

If You Use IBM Initiate, You Need to Read This

by Nick Orser, Product Marketing Manager

IBM Initiate is a state-of-the-art master patient index (MPI) solution with best-of-breed patient matching capabilities. But it requires thousands or millions of potential matches to be manually reviewed. Learn how you can automatically match those potential matches, saving the time and effort of manual review.

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MPI cleanups are a thing of the past

MPI Cleanups Are a Thing of the Past

by Nick Orser, Product Marketing Manager

It’s time for organizations to stop performing MPI cleanups. Verato offers a subscription service that lets organizations prevent duplicates from being created in the first place.

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