Tag: Verato Auto-Steward

Gold Standard. Silver Bullet.

by Nick Orser, Director, Product Marketing

All conventional patient matching technologies are fundamentally the same, and fundamentally limited. Referential Matching is a fundamentally different approach to patient matching. It is the new gold standard in patient matching technology, and it is the silver bullet many organizations seek to solve their patient matching challenges.

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Another Day in the Life Among Duplicate Records

by Stephanie St. Thomas, Director of Marketing

I come from a big family, so I am not the only one to suffer from the St. Thomas-specific variety of patient matching woes. While we share our war stories often (only half of us have been able to finagle a period into our last names on social media, and we have all spent hours on the phone with various customer service lines), there is one anecdote that is always the first to come to mind.

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What is the state of MDM? Observations from the MDM & Data Governance Conference

by Jason Bihun, VP of Sales

Last week, Verato had the opportunity to attend, speak, and exhibit at the MDM & Data Governance Conference in Chicago. Our speaking session was with Shannon Hood from Intermountain Healthcare. Our VP of Healthcare talked with Shannon about how Intermountain has used Verato and our Referential Matching technology to improve Intermountain’s stewardship productivity by 174%.

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An Exciting Match

by Nick Orser, Director, Product Marketing

This weekend will be filled with thrilling sports matches, including the World Cup Final on Sunday. Here’s to hoping bad data doesn’t influence the match.

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Patient Matching Underlies All of Your Projects

by Jason Bihun, VP of Sales

Healthcare’s focus on the triple aim has spawned thousands of initiatives like improving the patient experience, measuring quality and performance, and enterprise clinical integration. But each of these initiatives shares a foundational assumption that frankly should be challenged: they assume access to patient data that is uniquely identified and correctly matched.

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The VHA Has an Opportunity to Get Patient Matching Right

by Josh Firstenberg, Account Executive

As the largest Integrated Health System in the United State, the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) gets a lot of attention for every step it might make. Existing MPI technologies cannot resolve patient identities well enough to support VHA. But our new patient identity resolution technology, the Verato Universal MPI, could support the new needs.

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Three Hidden Costs of Duplicate Records

by Nick Orser, Director, Product Marketing

No matter how much you have invested in your EHR or enterprise master patient index (EMPI) technology, no matter how small your patient population is, and no matter how diligent your registration staff is, your EHR or EMPI is riddled with duplicate patient records, which have three hidden costs.

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The Importance of Patient Matching in Mergers and Acquisitions

by Josh Firstenberg, Account Executive

Death and Taxes. We have all heard the inescapable phrase that binds us under a single truism. Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) are another unavoidable event that we should care about, and Referential Matching technology can help solve patient matching and identity resolution challenges during M&A activity.

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Laurel, Yanny, and Patient Matching

by Nick Orser, Director, Product Marketing

The “Laurel-Yanny” illusion got me thinking about the healthcare industry’s patient matching challenges, and how Referential Matching technology can help.

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Matchmaker matchmaker make me a match

by Nick Orser, Director, Product Marketing

Does your EHR, MPI, or MDM have a large queue of patient identities (or Queue-PID, pronounced “cupid”) awaiting manual review by your HIM team to determine if those identities are duplicates? Fall in love with Verato Auto-Steward™ this Valentine’s day and dramatically improve your patient matching.

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P&C insurance companies: Get the most out of your MDM investments

by Jason Bihun, VP of Sales

MDM solutions cost a lot of money and take a lot of effort to implement, but they are worth it to gain the elusive “single view of the customer.” However, every MDM solution on the market forces companies to choose between creating a data stewardship program or only achieving a single view of 80% of their customers.

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AHIMA Convention 2017 recap: patient matching remains a hot topic

by Stephanie St. Thomas, Director of Marketing

The 2017 AHIMA Convention & Exhibit was as timely as ever – and not just because the California sun was a welcome relief from rainy DC. The industry-wide problem of patient matching has been getting more and more attention in the press recently and was top-of-mind for many in LA. Three days before the convention,… Read more »

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