Identifying Solutions to Patient ID

June 2013
HealthLeaders Magazine;Jun2013, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p37
The article discusses the challenges in identifying technologies for patient identification (ID) in the U.S. It mentions that improper patient ID causes identity fraud, money waste, and substandard health care despite transferring to electronic health records (EHRs). Among the suggested technologies include biometrics, duplicate-detecting algorithmic technology, and retinal scan.


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