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August 3, 2020

Patient Matching in the Era of COVID-19: Maintaining Control Over Patient Privacy and Data Governance

COVID-19 is changing nearly everything about the way healthcare organizations operate. From telehealth visits and elective surgeries to staffing strategies and sanitation protocols, hospitals and health systems are being forced to re-examine the very basics of how they deliver care in order to protect staff and patients from a highly contagious disease.

Read full article at Journal of AHIMA

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Focus On: Patient Identification and Matching

As the leading advocate for the adoption of a nationwide patient identification strategy, AHIMA recognizes that eliminating patient identification and matching (PIM) errors is essential to better safety and care outcomes.

Learn more at Journal of AHIMA

July 31, 2020

U.S. House of Representatives Votes to Remove Longstanding Ban Around Patient Identification

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to remove the longstanding ban in its Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies appropriations bill that stifles innovation around patient identification.

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