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Halloween might be over, but healthcare fraud – or simple input errors – can transform a patient’s identity into something completely different. The negative...

October 23, 2020 by Experian Health

Any kind of identity mix-up is disturbing, but when it occurs within the healthcare system, the fallout can be severe. At best, misidentifying patients...

March 5, 2020 by Experian Health

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...

January 17, 2020 by Kerry Rivera

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...

October 29, 2019 by Experian Health

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

September 24, 2019 by Mindy Pankoke

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...

September 10, 2019 by Matt McGrath

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

August 20, 2019 by Experian Health

Patient identity is the backbone of the entire healthcare system. It’s how the pharmacist knows they’re handing over a prescription to the right person....

July 2, 2019 by Experian Health

Since the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) heralded the mainstreaming of electronic medical records over two decades ago, healthcare organizations have been...

June 25, 2019 by Experian Health

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