UPI

How data standardization can improve patient outcomes

Patchy patient data has plagued the healthcare industry for decades, but the pandemic opened the door to a whole new set of identity management challenges. As patients rushed to register for patient portals and book vaccines, many unwittingly created multiple accounts, having forgotten they’d already signed up. Fluctuating unemployment levels meant many individuals were forced …

How data standardization can improve patient outcomes Read More »

COVID-19 vaccine management brings a burst of duplicate patient records

The urgency to move quickly and vaccinate the population has introduced an entirely new set of challenges for providers regarding patient identity. Many continue to leverage existing processes and solutions already in place, manually handling the pain points that come with them, but now at scale and at an unprecedented rate. As the rollout moves …

COVID-19 vaccine management brings a burst of duplicate patient records Read More »

How a unique patient identifier gets health plans closer to interoperability

Health plans have been fighting against inaccurate member data, incomplete member profiles and duplicate records for years. Without a watertight way to keep track of patient identities so health data is reliably linked and accessible across multiple services, payers can’t always be confident that the record in front of them matches the member they have …

How a unique patient identifier gets health plans closer to interoperability Read More »