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On-demand: Reducing Patient Misidentification Errors Through the Use of Biometrics

Medical errors are the third highest cause of death in the United States, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins University. A recent ECRI report3 studied 7,600 wrong-patient events and found that nearly 9% of patient identification errors resulted in temporary harm, permanent harm or death. That’s why improving patient identification is the #1 National Patient Safety Goal for hospitals, as outlined by The Joint Commission.

Attend this webinar to learn how your healthcare organization can:

  • Improve the registration process and positively identify patients
  • Eliminate duplicate medical records and overlays
  • Reduce the time it takes for clinicians to find a patient’s medical record
  • Increase revenue and reduce denied medical claims
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