Tag: Referential Matching

The April Birthday Paradox

by Joaquim Neto, VP of Healthcare Solutions

An unexpected twist on the classic statistical problem “The Birthday Paradox” using interesting insights from our reference database.

Read More

HIMSS18 Recap

by Grace Koh, Chief Marketing Officer

It’s taken a couple weeks for things to settle post-HIMSS and we are still invigorated from all of the energy, activity, and innovation we witnessed. Most important to note, from our perspective, was the focus on interoperability as a national priority.

Read More

Verato submits public comments on TEFCA framework

Verato submitted public comment to the ONC regarding the 21st Century Cures Act Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA). Verato recommends that TEFCA should specify an identity matching resource based on the next-generation of patient matching – Referential Matching.

Read More

The “i” in Verato

by Jenn Behrens, Chief Privacy Officer

Yes, there is an “i” in Verato. Don’t be fooled by the spelling – the “i” might not be visible, but it represents identity, innovation, improvement, and integrity, each of which is a key tenet of our philosophy and technology.

Read More

Matchmaker matchmaker make me a match

by Nick Orser, Product Marketing Manager

Does your EHR, MPI, or MDM have a large queue of patient identities (or Queue-PID, pronounced “cupid”) awaiting manual review by your HIM team to determine if those identities are duplicates? Fall in love with Verato Auto-Steward™ this Valentine’s day and dramatically improve your patient matching.

Read More

We’ve “wrapped up” our year to “present” to you

by Nick Orser, Product Marketing Manager

Well it’s that time of year. The holidays are here, and we’ve been trying to think of clever holiday puns to catch your attention. The best we could come up with was writing a year-end “wrap up,” which you can correctly assume is a reference to wrapping presents. I know, it’s hilarious. Anyway, if you… Read more »

Read More

P&C Insurance Companies: Get the Most out of Your MDM Investments

by Jason Bihun, VP of Sales

MDM solutions cost a lot of money and take a lot of effort to implement, but they are worth it to gain the elusive “single view of the customer.” However, every MDM solution on the market forces companies to choose between creating a data stewardship program or only achieving a single view of 80% of their customers. Luckily, Verato AUTO-STEWARD can help.

Read More

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?

Read More

AHIMA Convention 2017 Recap: Patient Matching Remains a Hot Topic

by Stephanie St. Thomas, Director of Marketing

The 2017 AHIMA Convention & Exhibit was as timely as ever – and not just because the California sun was a welcome relief from rainy DC. The industry-wide problem of patient misidentification has been getting more and more attention in the press recently and was top-of-mind for many in LA. Three days before the convention,… Read more »

Read More

calf wrangling

BCBS IM Symposium Wrap-Up: Not Just for Cowboys

by Stephanie St. Thomas, Director of Marketing

The Verato team had a great time in Phoenix at the annual IM Symposium thanks to BCBS Arizona. Most notably, our rock-star sales manager, Rachel Blum, wrestled a cow to the ground during the rodeo event. We even have proof via our new favorite gif. We saw a lot of similarities between this unruly cow… Read more »

Read More

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.

Read More

The Age of Data Governance for Patient Matching is Over

by Nick Orser, Product Marketing Manager

A recent study published in the AHIMA journal “Perspectives in Health Information Management” analyzed what data errors cause duplicate patient records. But duplicates can be found and prevented without the need for data governance.

Read More

How to Achieve Accurate Identity Matching without the Sweat Equity

by Jon Case, Senior Solutions Architect

If you’ve ever renovated a house or bought a “fixer-upper,” you know all about sweat equity—it’s the painstaking investment of time and labor that goes into the project. What you might not know is when you buy a modern identity matching solution—whether a Data Quality (DQ), Master Data Management (MDM), or Master Patient Index (MPI) tool—you are signing up for more sweat equity than you realize.

Read More