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Key Points from the ONC Patient Identification & Matching Working Group

On June 1st, IMT’s Corinne Blair (Healthcare Practice Lead) and Deanna Nole (Solution Offerings Director) attended the day long ONC Patient Matching and Identification Working Group session.  This was a marathon session of almost …


Measuring the impact of COVID-19

Globally, every organization’s focus, both private and public, has turned to dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.  Providers of healthcare services, federal governments, and state/provincial health …


New Decade, New Initiatives: 4 Ways Your EMPI Enables Transformation

This new decade is full of big initiatives, which is probably why our first 2020 webcast drew lots of engaged participants. (You can watch the …


EMPIs combating COVID-19

EMPIs can contribute to combating COVID-19 COVID-19 now dominates our conversations, the news, and is creating reactions ranging from panic to eyerolls.  In recent days …


IMT Name:ID™ – Enhanced Name Screening

With regulatory compliance requirements and possible sanctions enforcement, it is no wonder organizations are paying more attention to who they are doing business with. In …


The Next Decade – EMPI as a Strategic Asset

Spirited conversations exploring new frontiers and compelling new uses for the EMPI were abundant in the recent IMT event “The Next Decade, EMPI as a …


2020 and the Future of Healthcare Data

The Year 2020… It’s always seemed to be some distant, far-off time – somewhere in the FUTURE. Futurists predicted that technology would become essential to …


“Know Your Citizen” A Critical Foundation for eGovernment

An eGovernment strategy has become an important part of virtually every government whether it be municipal, county, state/provincial, or federal.  Governments are under constant pressure …


Want to advance interoperability? Start with better patient record matching

The 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act) was signed into law on December 13, 2016.  It is designed to help accelerate medical product development and …


Leveraging the Personal Touch in Personal Fitness

The healthcare industry has long known about the power of an Enterprise Master Patient Index, but the broader service and retail industries have often taken …