Why Ireland has an NPI (and we don't)

This article by Dan Munro explains why Ireland, and many other countries, have a National Patient Identifier and we do not.

He states "... an NPI... is just not anyone's legislative priority" and suggests this is "indifference or disregard for human life and for the saftey of people".

See Dan's complete article at


John Halamka's Next Steps

In a recent blog, John Halamka outlined his next steps for the National Healthcare agenda.

In addition to calling for the establishment of a National Patient Identifier, John also makes some interesting suggestions regarding the alignment of patient privacy laws across the country.

See John's complete article at


GPII Enters CHIME Challenge

GPII has entered the CHIME Challenge.  We offer a completely open solution that affords many other companies an opportunity to work with us.  Our submission for the Concept Blitz Phase will be made available to interested parties when permitted by the Challenge.