ARTICLES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Patient Identification and Patient Matching A Million Dollar Challenge
|Beth Haenke Just, MBA, RHIA, FAHIMA , CEO/President of Just Associates gives her expertise in this informative interview about the importance of patient identification and patient matching and the challenges it brings to healthcare. |
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|Treating LGBT Status as a Patient Safety Issue |
April 2016- Journal of AHIMA
|Author: Julie A. Dooling, MSHI, RHIA, CHDA and Megan Munns, RHIA|
|Why Patient Matching Is a Challenge: Research on Master Patient Index (MPI) Data Discrepancies in Key Identifying Fields|
April- Journal of AHIMA
|Author: by Beth Haenke Just, MBA, RHIA, FAHIMA; David Marc, MBS, CHDA; Megan Munns, RHIA; and Ryan Sandefer, MA, CPHIT|
The Premier Provider of Patient Data Integrity Solutions
|Just Associates provides data integrity services that decrease healthcare information issues and minimize the ongoing cost of maintaining patient data quality. We focus on helping healthcare organizations identify and resolve data integrity issues and ensure the accurate linking of patient data.|
Our process expertise, systems knowledge and technology enable us to deliver tailored, value-added solutions that improve your financial outcomes and business processes and support the delivery of quality patient care.
Our specialties include Master Patient Index (MPI), Enterprise Patient Index (EMPI) and Record Locator (RLS) services such as:
Ongoing MPI Management
Provider Master Clean-Up
HIPAA Privacy Consulting
|MPI CLEAN-UP SERVICE|
Our MPI clean-up services detect, reconcile and prevent duplicate patient records by using a unique combination of proven data integrity methodologies, unrivaled technology featuring advanced search algorithms and workflow tools and education on patient access best practices.
This integrated approach gives you confidence in your patient data and peace of mind that healthcare professionals can access entire patient records. Most importantly, it gives clinicians the information needed to provide quality patient care.
Until now, only their
mother could tell them apart...
…with help from Just Associates, you can too.
Our Health Information Organizations (HIO) and Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI) Consulting services help hospitals, IDNs and HIEs improve system interoperability. Our in-depth knowledge of HIM and patient access workflow, combined with an unmatched understanding of how data is stored in EHRs help you dramatically improve the accuracy of record linking, fine-tune your record matching algorithms and upgrade the overall health and performance of your systems.
Ongoing, Outsourced MPI Management
Now you can address day-to-day Enterprise Master Patient Index and Master Patient Index data integrity challenges like time-consuming manual processes, system shortcomings, staff turnover and a growing backlog of data issues with one cost-effective solution.
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