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Standardizing data in EHRs could improve patient matching, study says

The standardization of demographic data like home addresses or last names could boost patient matching accuracy, according to a new report. WHY IT MATTERS The study, recently published the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, was led by researchers at Indiana University and supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts. The report also noted that… Read More »

Valley Health System seeks better patient, record matching

With population health management supported with analytics becoming a top priority for many healthcare organizations, so is the need to collect data and clean it of duplicate information to better identify and manage patients across all settings of care. That is the impetus for Valley Health System in Ridgewood, N.J., which has selected enterprise identification… Read More »