5 Strategies for Improving Medical Record Integrity and Patient Identification
July 13th, 2017 1:00PM EDT
In today’s transforming digital world, developing a strategy for maintaining patient record integrity and ensuring positive patient identification can be difficult. Patient misidentification can result in severe consequences for hospital IT, patient access and clinical staff. 9% of misidentified patients suffer an adverse event, while hospitals lose 1-5% of annual net patient revenue from duplicate records, denied claims, and bad debt write-offs.
Attend this webinar to learn 5 key strategies for improving patient identification and medical record integrity, including:
Challenges with manual patient identification
Best practices for an MPI or EMPI clean-up
How to improve patient matching across disparate systems
Leveraging patient photos and biometrics for patient identification
Beth Haenke Just
President & CEO
Just Associates, Inc.
Beth Haenke Just, MBA, RHIA, FAHIMA, is a nationally recognized patient matching industry expert and founder and CEO of Just Associates, Inc., a healthcare data integration consulting firm. She served on the AHIMA Board of Directors, served in numerous state and national positions and currently serves on the College of Saint Scholastica’s Board of Trustees. Her state professional association has awarded her the Distinguished Member and Lifetime Achievement awards. She frequently speaks at national and state professional association meetings and has published over forty articles and papers in several healthcare journals.
Sponsored by: Imprivata
Imprivata® provides healthcare organizations with a security and identity platform that delivers authentication management, fast access to patient information, secure communications, and positive patient identification. Imprivata enables care providers to securely and efficiently access, communicate, and transact patient health information, improving productivity as well as the patient experience.
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Sean Kelly is the Chief Medical Officer at Imprivata where he heads the company’s Clinical Workflow Productivity team and advises on the clinical practice of healthcare IT security. In addition to serving as Imprivata CMO, Dr. Kelly practices medicine and teaches at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a level one trauma center and academic teaching hospital in Boston, MA. He is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Kelly is board certified in Emergency Medicine and is a Fellow in the American College of Emergency Physicians.