Focus On: Patient Identification and Matching
As the leading advocate for the adoption of a nationwide patient identification strategy, AHIMA recognizes that eliminating patient identification and matching (PIM) errors is essential to better safety and care outcomes.
July 7, 2020
COVID-19 Magnifies Urgent Need for Patient Identification Strategies
In a Virtual Capitol Hill briefing officials discussed patient identification issues that have cropped up in coronavirus...
JUNE 29, 2020
AHIMA Announces Creation of Patient Identification Alliance
AHIMA has taken a lead role in addressing the issue of patient identification at the federal level....
June 1, 2020
Why Patient Identity Management is Critical for COVID-19 Surveillance
In just a few short months, the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19, have put the entire healthcare system under an extraordinary amount of stress.