|Master Patient Index|
Identifying duplicate patient records and maintaining existing patient data records accurately is a difficult problem most health care enterprises face on a daily basis. Duplication of patient data arises from human error, nicknames, abbreviations and even fraud. Lack of appropriate technology at the data input interface point is also a major cause of duplication in patient data. Inefficiencies in identifying patient records accurately cost the health care industry billions of dollars annually in direct and indirect costs and hinder effective patient care.
OpenDQ is one of the most comprehensive solutions currently available on the market in the management of the Master Patient Index processes. With OpenDQ, an enterprise is able to: