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Data Integrity Matters Now™

Just Associates provides data integrity services that decrease healthcare information issues and minimize the ongoing cost of maintaining patient data quality.

Patient Matching

Last February, the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) released its findings on the state of patient matching systems and programs as a part of the ONC’s Patient Matching Initiative. Launched in 2013, the program was created to improve patient matching across disparate systems through…
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Information Gems

It’s one of the most underutilized tools HIM Managers have at their fingertips—and one of the most powerful when it comes to data integrity. Hidden within the statistics of the data integrity summary report are the informational keys to maintaining the integrity of the data within the master patient…
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Understanding Algorithms

Regardless of where or how patient information is shared, accurately linking patient records from multiple databases is critical for effective clinical decision-making—and for avoiding system-clogging duplicates and overlays. It’s a daunting task. One patient can have multiple identifiers within a…
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Why Record Matching

As information exchange plays an increasingly prominent role in bending the healthcare quality and cost curves, many hospital executives are wondering: what is the secret behind improving Medicare/Medicaid EHR incentive programs, ACOs and HIEs? The answer: the ability to access real-time clinical…
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Mock HIPAA Audits

The clock may soon run out for organizations that have yet to comply with proper HIPAA procedures as the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) sets its sights on a 2015 start date for audits of an organization’s compliance with privacy, security and breach notification requirements. Even as it announced…
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