The story of my Roomba®

Nick Orser

Nick Orser, Product Marketing Manager

The story of my Roomba®

Let me tell you a story. It’s about my Roomba. (Yes, the robotic vacuum cleaner.) You might be wondering what this story has to do with Verato or with patient matching… bear with me.

Before I bought my Roomba, I had to make a difficult choice between three bad options:

(1) I could ignore my dust problem and let my house accumulate dirt in corners I wasn’t even aware of while my friends increasingly ignored my invitations asking them over for dinner.

(2) I could pay for a dedicated cleaning service to periodically come and clean my house — usually triggered by something like realizing that what I thought was luxurious carpet was actually a disturbingly thick layer of dust.

(3) I could invest in the time and effort of vacuuming my house every day — manically covering every square inch of my floor and slowly losing touch with friends, family, and reality until finally breaking down and checking myself into my local chapter of Vacuumers Anonymous.

Related Content: Verato AUTO-STEWARD is a quick and easy way to turbocharge the matching capabilities of your existing master patient index (MPI)

Then the Roomba came along — a cheap way to automatically and quickly vacuum my house without the effort or costs of manual cleaning.

Similarly, you face the same difficult choice with patient matching. Either you can ignore your duplicate problem and let your EHR or MPI accumulate duplicates. Or, you can pay for an expensive service to periodically clean your MPI. Or, you can dedicate an entire team to manually review and resolve duplicates.

Then Verato came along. Verato Auto-Steward™ is a cloud-based service that automatically resolves the toughest matches that your EHR or MPI can’t resolve.

Less manual effort. Fewer duplicates. Huge cost savings. And system agnostic — whether you use Epic®, Cerner®, IBM® Initiate, NextGate®, Mirth®, or any other EHR or MPI.

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