ONC Meeting to Cover Matching Patients to Their Data

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology invites stakeholders to an open meeting in Washington on Dec. 16 to unveil findings of an initiative to improve patient matching efforts.

Space on the premises is limited and participation also will available via the Web. Those who wish to come in person must register as soon as possible.

The agenda includes an update on a recent industry scan of patient identification and matching, results of an assessment for improvements, an interactive discussion about emerging ideas to improve data collection/validation and other ways to improve the accuracy of matching, and opportunities for stakeholder feedback on other related issues.

More information is in an ONC blog posting here.

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