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August 12, 2020

Strategies for Managing Patient Identification and Remote COVID-19 Testing

There is currently no national strategy requiring collection of certain patient demographic data elements, which can lead to inconsistent, dirty data at the beginning of the patient registration process.

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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.

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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

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