Patient Identity And Interoperability

On average, clinicians spend 28.2 minutes per shift searching for correct patient records, according to the “2016 National Patient Misidentification Report”, a survey of 503 healthcare executives and providers conducted by Ponemon Institute, sponsored by Imprivata. (source: https://pages.imprivata.com/rs/imprivata/images/Ponemon-Report_121416.pdf) Misidentifying a patient can lead to serious consequences: Medical errors, financial loss, a negative impact on the patient,…