Dr. Barry Hieb is an expert in the field of patient identification. His work in this area spans several decades. He is passionate about find a solution to the problem of patient misidentification that is acceptable to all involved in healthcare delivery and that empowers patients to manage their healthcare appropriately. This paper summarizes requirements for such a solution.
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.
This is an excellent article written about the continuing problems with Patient Matching; clearly a concern for the integrity of electonic health records. The article quantifies the occurence of duplicate records and the cost of repairing those duplicates.