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PATIENT IDENTIFICATION AND THE BENEFITS OF BIOMETRICS: INNOVATIVE HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS ARE ADOPTING MORE ACCURATE, FASTER, AND SECURE TECHNOLOGIES
Ensuring accurate patient identification is critically important to healthcare organizations, yet it has been one of their more challenging goals. The implications of patient misidentification are tremendous, creating a ripple effect of unintended clinical and financial consequences across the entire healthcare system. In late 2017, Health Leaders Media and PSQH conducted a 12 question survey on patient identification to gain industry insight from top hospitals and health systems around the country. With 100 responses from C-level executives, practicing clinicians, and department directors, the results indicated a high priority that positively matching a patient to their records was a top priority heading into 2018. DOWNLOAD