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The Importance of Identifying Patients Correctly

Presenters at this interactive session will provide a C-Suite oriented update on recent directions in achieving accurate patient matching within and across healthcare organizations. They will highlight current and promising technology approaches as well as recent federal health policy actions intended to enhance patient matching. They will also discuss associated policy debates and opportunities while highlighting learnings from the COVID-19 experience, including ones that are applicable to the broader patient matching opportunity.

Learner Outcomes

Presenters at this session will:

• Explore accurate patient matching strategies essential for health care organizations and their use of health IT systems.
• Discuss current technology related to patient matching.
• Compare and contrast current policy directions to enhance patient matching accuracy.


Katherine Lusk, MHSM, RHIA, FAHIMA
Information Services / Health Information Management, Children's Health System of Texas Dallas, TX

Mark Segal, PhD, FHIMSS
Digital Health Policy Advisors, LLC, Chicago, IL

Daniel Cidon
NextGate Monrovia, CA
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