Guests: Sharon Canner – Director of Public Policy, CHIME
Improving patient identification and patient data matching are arguably two of the most important issues in healthcare that require immediate attention and swift action. What technologies are emerging to address these issues, what are the pros and cons of establishing a National Patient Identifier (NPI), what have been the shortfalls of health IT adoption, and what are the top health IT initiatives that healthcare CIOs need to address?
Sample podcast audio clip:
- CHIME and their mission
- Technology as solutions to address patient data matching and identification
- Pros and cons of establishing a National Patient Identifier (NPI)
- The impact of EHR adoption thusfar