Studies show that 7-10% of patients are misidentified during medical record searches. That’s why The Joint Commission proclaimed improving patient identification to be the #1 National Patient Safety Goal for hospitals. In addition, patient misidentification not only causes safety concerns but also impacts a hospital’s bottom line through a loss of revenue from MPI clean-up costs, denied medical claims, and bad debt.
This webinar will allow viewers to:
- Summarize industry statistics around patient misidentification
- Describe the causes of patient misidentification
- Understand the impact of misidentification on the revenue cycle and on patient safety
- Implement solutions for positive patient identification