Tag: national patient identifier


6 steps to proactively manage patient-matching problems

October 12, 2016

Via: FierceHealthcare

Healthcare organizations must proactively address the challenges of patient matching, but new analysis of a survey published earlier this year reveals gaps in their processes for ensuring accurate patient identification. In the survey, conducted by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), 45 percent […]


AHIMA Petition Calls for Development of Voluntary Patient Safety Identifier

March 22, 2016

Via: Healthcare Informatics

A petition from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) that calls for the development of a voluntary patient safety identifier has officially launched and is now open for signatures. Since 1999, the federal government has been prohibited from spending […]