Running on EMPI
Those who track the progress of health information exchanges may be excused if they follow their intuition and believe that, of all the issues the health care industry faces in tackling the task of getting the right data about the right patient to the right clinician or administrator, the basics of matching patient identity might be more or less accomplished. Obviously, you have to have the foundational data of a patient's identity down before you can start worrying about exchanging anything else.
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