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100% of the U.S. population now has a Universal Patien...

At the end of 2019, Experian Health announced that every person in the U.S. population, an estimated 328 million Americans, had successfully been assigned...

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How healthcare organizations can stop patient medicati...

Did you ever have someone tell you, “there’s no magic pill” for reaching a goal? It’s a somewhat ironic analogy, given that so many...

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Top 5 benefits of healthcare interoperability...

When a doctor pulls up a patient’s record, it should be a safe assumption that the information on the screen relates to the patient...

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How consumer data can improve population health and lo...

Last week, I spoke at the technology briefing of a national health plan group to give a presentation on the role of consumer data...

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How a Universal Patient Identifier can help solve phar...

Last week, I attended the ONC Symposium on Patient Matching for Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) and conversations with pharmacy stakeholders confirmed that momentum is growing...

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How data insights help prevent medical identity theft...

Medical identity theft is a growing concern for healthcare organizations in the digital age. In 2017, healthcare data breaches accounted for 24% of all...

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How to safeguard patient data and prevent medical iden...

Medical identity theft is a growing problem for the healthcare industry: nearly 15.1 million patient records were compromised in 2018, an increase of nearly...

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How to boost patient engagement with patient portals...

“Build it and they will come” might work for 1980s movie characters, multinational coffee franchises and beloved sports teams, but it’s not a great...

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Q&A with Experian Identity expert on best practice...

There’s no doubt that identity theft is a concern for any industry that handles sensitive customer information; health care is no exception. In 2017...

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