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master patient identification : The Practitioner's Guide to Data Quality Improvement

Unique Identification, Health Care, Protection of Personal Health Information, Upcoming Webinar

October 17, 2011 by · Comments Off on Unique Identification, Health Care, Protection of Personal Health Information, Upcoming Webinar
Filed under: Data Governance, Data Quality, Events, Identity Resolution, Master Data 

I have a friend in the neighborhood, and coincidentally he shares a name with another person who also lives in our neighborhood. As a joke, while I refer to my friend by his name (say for argument’s sake it is “Arnie Hollingsworth”), I refer to the other guy as “The Other Arnie Hollingsworth.”

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David Loshin/Initiate Paper on Patient Identification In Health Care

August 30, 2011 by · Comments Off on David Loshin/Initiate Paper on Patient Identification In Health Care
Filed under: Data Quality, Master Data 

Back in 2007 I wrote a paper for Initiate Systems, which is now owned by IBM, titled “Patient Identification in Interoperable Health Systems.”  I had some trouble tracking that down, but I do recall thinking it had some valuable ideas in it and thought that I would archive it here if you are interested in reading it.