AHIMA is joining other patient identifier advocates in supporting language in an early draft of a House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations bill that allows the Department of Health and Human Services to provide technical assistance to private-sector led initiatives.
Lynne Thomas Gordon, CEO of the American Health Information Management Association, wrote in a statement that “correctly identifying patients is a critical component of patient safety as well as important for health information exchange.”
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