Data Visualization

Patient Matching Errors Risk Safety Issues, Raise Health Care Costs

Mistaken identities and unmatched records can have serious consequences

Electronic health records (EHRs) hold key information: a patient’s medical history, medications, allergies and more. But patients see multiple doctors in different locations, and current ways of matching people to their records are inadequate.

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