Pew Report: Enhanced Patient Matching is Critical to Achieving Full Promise of Digital Health Records
Read the full report from The Pew Charitable Trusts to learn more about the four cornerstone opportunities it highlights to improve patient matching and interoperability nationwide:
Unique patient identifiers, including biometrics
Demographic data standardization
Referential Matching technology
And see why the report recommended that "healthcare organizations—including health information networks—should consider incorporating referential matching into their processes given that this approach has generated among the highest match rates currently published."