Leveraging Patient Identification Management Technology Use Case

Proper patient identification is crucial to delivering high-value care, but an increasingly digital environment presents an array of health IT challenges. Duplicate records, medical identity theft and payment fraud could yield revenue loss, medical errors and patient dissatisfaction.

In this podcast, Jake Dorst, chief information officer of Truckee, Calif.-based Tahoe Forest Medical District, addresses challenges surrounding patient ID in hospitals, and how organizations can leverage MedID solutions to overcome barriers and protect patient ID.

Mr. Dorst will touch on the following topics:

  • How duplicate records and disparate EMRs impeded Tahoe Forest Medical District, and how the medical center achieved registration accuracy.
  • Key IT initiatives the medical center implemented regarding security and safety issues.
  • Involving clinicians, staff, various non-IT departments, patients and the community in the program. 

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