Patient ID and Wylecia Wiggs Harris

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7/8/2020 Groups urge Congress to take action on patient identifier as COVID-19 raises the stakes FierceHealthcare Patient identity and matching problems are not new to healthcare. But the COVID-19 pandemic has raised the stakes, healthcare leaders say. The failure to accurately identify patients to their data raises patient safety and ... than ever to solve our country’s patient misidentification problem," said Wylecia Wiggs Harris, M.D., CEO of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), speaking Tuesday during a virtual Capitol Hill briefing. During the pandemic, there ...
7/1/2020 Major Health Orgs Create National Patient Identifier Coalition EHR Intelligence ... to encourage Congress to repeal a law that prevents HHS from working with the private sector to develop a national patient identifier (NPI) system. Six major healthcare organizations have announced a collaboration aiming to enhance ... positive change for patients and healthcare systems,” said AHIMA CEO Wylecia Wiggs Harris, PhD, CAE. “I am optimistic Patient ID Now will achieve its goals of helping healthcare systems better match patients with their data ...
12/4/2019 The Pros and Cons of a National Patient Identifier (NPI) System EHR Intelligence Congress recently voted to lift the ban of funding for a national patient identifier (NPI) system, giving the system new life and potential in the near future. By December 04, 2019 - For over two decades ... and industry progress for nearly two decades,” said AHIMA CEO Wylecia Wiggs Harris, PhD, CAE, in a statement emailed to EHRIntelligence.com at the time of the June vote. Healthcare leaders from AHIMA, AMIA, CHIME, eHealth ...
7/23/2019 AHIMA, CHIME, others lobby Capitol Hill for unique patient ID Healthcare IT News Women In Health IT AHIMA, CHIME, others lobby Capitol Hill for unique patient ID The groups urge the Senate to follow the House's lead and finally lift the ban on federal funding for a nationwide ... accurately identified and matched to their data,” said AHIMA CEO Wylecia Wiggs Harris, in a statement. "The time has come to remove this archaic ban and empower HHS to explore a full range of patient ...