Thursday, August 20, 2015

#health2stat – patient matching


Realtime notes from #Health2Stat at the Barking Dog in Bethesda.

See the line up here:

I am part of the evening lineup. Can I successfully get through 22 slides in 5 minutes while talking about #BlueButton on #FHIR?

Adam Culbertson – the patient matching challenge

Adam is the HIMSS /HHS innovator-in-residence looking at patient matching
Adam is going to talk about Open source patient matching.

Patient matching is a critical barrier to interoperability.

Matching data from different sources about the same person.

Match the positives and negatives.

Like matching socks :)

Potential match
Non match

Current work includes:
– identifying metrics to measure matching effectiveness

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