Pandemic Is Perfect Time To Implement Patient ID Reform, Advocates Say

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / July 8, 2020 at 5:05 PM
Nationwide patient identification advocates are gathering support from providers and health care technology leaders as they find new traction for reforms during the COVID-19 outbreak, which they say has reawakened the country to patient data matching problems. The American College of Surgeons, American Health Information Management Association, College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Inc., Intermountain Healthcare and Premier Healthcare Alliance launched the Patient ID Now coalition on June 29. Section 510 in the Labor-HHS-Education...

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