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