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  • Why Healthcare Needs to Get a Handle on Provider Data Management
    The need for quality provider data is more critical than ever, as healthcare swings from a fragmented, fee-for-service model to a highly-coordinated, value-based delivery system. Learn how a provider registry can help your organization gain access to timely, accurate provider data to reduce waste and costs, improve provider and patient satisfaction, and empower consumers to make informed decisions.
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  • Three Ways Healthcare Can Benefit from Blockchain
    Global leader in patient identification, NextGate, identifies three ways healthcare can benefit from blockchain, including improved interoperability, patient matching & patient empowerment.
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  • Data: Healthcare’s Double-Edged Sword
    Healthcare leaders should invest in enterprise-wide patient identification technology to facilitate interoperability while improving data quality.
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  • Managing Patient Identity Takes a Village
    Healthcare executives charged with managing patient data today face a dual challenge of building an enterprise master patient index (EMPI) that maintains accurate, up-to-date medical records for every individual and collecting both structured and unstructured health information stored and spread throughout fragmented systems. The challenge is even more daunting when patient information is stored in multiple healthcare facilities.
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  • MPI vs EMPI: Is Your EHR Sufficient for Patient Matching?
    Patient matching issues that result in duplicate records cost hospitals $1.5M a year, at an average of $1,950 per patient, and the U.S. healthcare system over $6 billion annually, according to a new survey by Black Book Research. The poll of 1,392 health technology managers found that before implementing an enterprise master patient index (EMPI) for managing patient identification, duplicates accounted for 18 percent of an organization’s records. Respondents utilizing EMPI technology repor...
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  • Government to private industry: Take the lead in patient records matching
    There’s been a lot of media attention on ONC’s new proposed rule aimed at tackling information blocking and improving EHR interoperability, as required by the 21st Century Cures Act.  Published in the Federal Register March 4, the long-awaited rule goes farther than the statute itself:  it includes a request for information (RFI) about matching patient records. And it explicitly calls on the private sector to improve that matching
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  • The New Year’s Resolution Health IT Leaders Need to Make in 2019
    As the new year ushers in, many health IT leaders are finding themselves at a critical juncture to make 2019 a transformative time for their organizations. In response to massive consolidation, healthcare reform and competitive pressures, hospitals and health systems are undergoing dramatic change. To support their organizations, CIOs and other IT decision-makers must invest in solutions that can drive ef...
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