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How 21st Century Cures Act and Information Blocking Rules Must Inform Your Data Management Strategy

Listen to our Podcast on 2021 US Healthcare Legislation and the Impact on your data management strategy

Essential Intelligent Governance and Stewardship for Healthcare Data

Listen to our Podcast on Essential Governance and Stewardship for Healthcare Data

Unlock The Digital Front Door For True Consumer Engagement

Listen to our Podcast on Best Practices For Consumer Engagement

Introducing IMT Health:iDM™ for Intelligent Health Data Management

IMT Health:iDM Delivers Next Generation, Intelligent Health Data Management on the Semarchy xDM Platform

IMT Announces Compliance with SOC 2 Type 1 Standards

IMT has successfully completed the requirements for Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 1 compliance. SOC 2 is a widely recognized auditing standard developed by the American Institute of Certified …

Plan your Upgrade to IBM InfoSphere MDM v12

Considerations when Upgrading to IBM InfoSphere MDM v12

Detecting Fraudulent Unemployment Claims with Intel:ID

How Intel:ID Can Detect Fraudulent Unemployment Claims

Webinar Recap: Start Planning Your Migration to AWS

Recap of April 22 Webinar with IMT and AWS on MDM Migration Planning

How IMT MDM Managed Services on AWS Can Optimize Your Operations

Let IMT manage your MDM on AWS and and reduce your support costs and minimize downtime.

How IMT and AWS Protect Your Data In The Cloud

How IMT and AWS Work Together to Protect Your Data In the Cloud

4 Steps to Securely Migrate Your MDM to AWS

IMT’s Approach to Secure Migration of MDM Configuration and Data to AWS

Four Things to Expect from your Healthcare Master Data Management Partner

Key Expectations You Must Have For Your Healthcare MDM Partner

5 Reasons to Migrate MDM to AWS

The time is now to start planning your MDM Migration to AWS

Three Important MDM Concepts for Healthcare Data

The Three Most Important Healthcare Data Issues You Need To Address With Your Data Hub

The Value of Next Generation Data Management to Strategic Healthcare Initiatives

IMT + Semarchy xDM To Deliver Next Generation MDM to Healthcare

Interoperability in a COVID World

Interoperability in the COVID World – it didn’t have to be this way.

Tackle Your 2021 Initiatives by Bridging the Business-IT Divide

Six ways that healthcare organizations can overcome the Business-IT divide and align to achieve 2021 goals

Survey: 6 Ways EMPIs are Driving Transformation

In a typical year, we travel to client sites throughout the U.S. and Canada, talking to our clients about their most pressing challenges and celebrating their successes.

Of course, 2020 was not a typical year.

How IMT Intel:ID Helps Investigators Cut Through the Noise

Crime analysts can spend up to 80% of their time combing through disparate data repositories collecting and collating data to make it actionable, rather than performing the analysis that increases case closure rates and successful prosecutions.  

How to Enrich your Data in IBM MDM SE

After successfully implementing the IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management solution, our customers start to use the master data for person identification and matching across the enterprise. This is typically coupled with adding new types of data sources that contribute to their master data sets. But that can make linking more challenging, as each source varies in completeness and correctness.  

Webinar Replay: Data Governance Strategies for Protecting Sensitive Data

Last week, Data Sentinel co-founders Mark Rowan and Kevin Downey joined IMT’s Corrine Blair for a short webinar to explore data governance strategies for sensitive data handling.

4 Ways “Single EHR” Strategies Couldn’t Stand Up to COVID-19  

COVID hit fast and hard in spring of 2020, and continues to create new challenges. But as the situation unfolded, we saw how EMPIs helped our clients quickly add sources and sites. Some used EMPI data to spin up contact tracing programs, while others quickly rolled out programs to monitor employee health.

How Next Generation MDM Can Overcome the Limits of Enterprise EHRs

We hear more and more organizations moving towards a “single EHR” strategy. The logic makes sense. After all, sticking to a single vendor’s tools should help centralize your data so you can create a trusted single view of your patients’ healthcare history. 

But, in practice, it’s not that simple.

The Five Key MDM Metrics You Need to Track

Your master data is a strategic business asset — so make sure you’re treating it that way. That means you should be demanding (or providing!) concise enterprise data metrics to measure MDM program effectiveness.

However, simply relying on data warehouses to extract meaningful master data insights…

The Many Advantages of MDM on AWS

Many of our MDM customers have or are considering a move to Cloud for reasons like enhanced security, cost containment, and skill focus.

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 30 presentations from healthcare providers, policy folks and …

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 and human services organizations have …

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 recording here.) We discussed 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 it has also brought our …

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 Canada, the Proceeds of Crime …

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 Strategic Asset” held in Orlando …

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 our lives, that information would …

“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 to deliver significant cost savings …

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 bring new innovations and advances …

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 an approach that is more …

Learn about IMT OQM at Spring 2019 Lab Conferences

Come learn about IMT’s OQM at Upcoming Spring 2019 Lab Conferences   Order Queue Manager is getting quite a bit of attention at 2019 Lab Conferences!    In a couple weeks, InfoMagnetics Technologies (IMT) will be …

The Buzz from THINK and HIMSS19

Interoperability, FHIR, Engagement, and AI HIMSS19 is in the rear-view mirror, but that doesn’t mean the buzz from HIMSS has diminished.  Our favorite part of HIMSS is always spending time …

To Enhance, Not Replace

One of the biggest misconceptions that we hear when meeting with law enforcement and justice agencies is that we are proposing a replacement to some part of their existing infrastructure. …

2019 Will Require Smarter Data Goals

2018 may be the year that data integration and governance went mainstream. The public is beginning to realize that their personal data are captured and used all over the place …

The Pew Report: Taking Patient Matching to the Next Level

IMT commends Pew Charitable Trusts for accelerating the patient identity record matching conversation. Their recent report, Enhanced Patient Matching Is Critical to Achieving Full Promise of Digital Health Records, nicely …

IBM recognizes IMT for excellence

IMT is proud to announce that we are the recipients of IBM’s 2018 Analytics Business Unit Excellence Award for Unified Governance & Integration. This award is in recognition of IMT’s …

IMT Intel:ID – Delivering Insight to Your Data

In law enforcement, I like to think of unstructured data as the haystack. Finding the needle can feel like a cumbersome and even fruitless effort. Many years ago, I was supporting a National …

Put information together during the investigation, not after the arrest

MT Intel:ID – Intelligence-Led Policing Entity resolution and non-obvious relationships are the most critical components in law enforcement data management, yet Records Management Systems do not possess even the most …

Healthcare’s Yanny vs. Laurel problem

By now we’re sure you’ve heard of the “Yanny vs. Laurel” debate that has been sweeping the internet during the month of May. But this debate over who can hear …

IMT and Cabell-Huntington discuss financial benefits of OQM

May 10, 2018 – Davis, WV:  West Virginia Healthcare Financial Management Association Spring Conference We are excited to announce that Lisa Luikart, Financial Systems Analyst at Cabell Huntington Hospital, and Deana …

Unexpected benefits of managing orders

In this digital age, there’s one part of healthcare that seems to be lagging behind: the Lab / Imaging Orders and Results process. It’s not to say that electronic ordering …

Hiding Behind a Name…

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab (Arabic: عمر فاروق عبد المطلب ); also known as Umar Abdul Mutallab and Omar Farooq al-Nigeri is popularly referred to as the “Underwear Bomber”.  He is a Nigerian …

It’s Time to Consider “Uptimizing” Your IBM MDM Solution

You may already know that IBM MDM v10.1 goes out of standard support in April 2018– but here’s your wake-up call. As you plan and consider the timing, resources, and budget …

Some things just get better over time

From a fine red wine to a sharp cheese, some things in this world only hit the “sweet spot” when allowed the time to develop and improve with age. This …

When Simplicity Pays Off: Patient Identification

Healthcare systems are united in their struggle to achieve the Triple Aim: transform processes to create a consumer-centric care model, innovate to stay financially viable, and better serve their communities. …

Question Everything:Three new approaches to MDM optimization

If you’ve ever asked questions about MDM in the past, you might have gotten answers like these: “It’s always been done that way.”  “It is what it is.”  “That’s how …

Why IBM MDM v11.5 is a Game Changer

November 6th, 2015 is the scheduled release date for the latest version of IBM InfoSphere MDM, version 11.5. IBM has been working on Master Data Management (MDM) for a long time …

Active Registration: A Case Study

“Dad, I can’t find my shoes!” is a constant refrain heard in my household. “Well, did you actually look for them?” is my usual reply. In the lost-and-found world of …

Who Needs MDM Anyway?

Data Silos and the need for MDM Growing up in rural farm country, it was taken for granted that every farmstead had a silo (or multiple silos) in the back …

Master:ID MDM Appliance Accelerates ROI

Do traditional software deployments take too long for you to see a return on your investment? With the IMT Master:ID appliance you get a pre-configured MDM solution that is tuned …

Pedal to the Metal: Accelerating MDM in Healthcare

Appliances Accelerate MDM Adoption During the past decade, the healthcare and life sciences industries have embraced master data management (MDM) for the standardization and harmonization of business processes, effective data …