C M Lenson

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  • C M Lenson
  • Topics in health information management
  • 1998
To ensure success in building an enterprise master patient index (MPI), an understanding of the complexities of the internal duplicate files and the overlap population is essential. Merging multiple MPIs is complicated and requires time and a commitment to accuracy. Most organizations underestimate the importance of the following ground rules for building(More)
The electronic-only merge method poses a serious challenge to HIM management for ensuring that all clinical documentation for patient care is provided in a timely manner. The organization must be aware of all of the issues affecting the departments so that informed decisions can be made before, during, and after the project. This approach can be successful(More)
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