Role of Electronic Merges in an Integrated Delivery System
Author: Fernandes, Lorraine M.; Tomeck, Jo Ann; Lenson, Celia M.
Source: Journal of AHIMA
Publication Date: June 1998
The existence of duplicate medical record numbers is a familiar problem in hospitals today. However, there is a heightened awareness of the importance of eliminating duplicate records. As healthcare organizations increase their use of the master patient (person) index (MPI), they ar....