Describe 3 data elements that are contained in the MPI. State what are the acceptable data for each element? Do the elements that you have selected meet the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act's 3 stages of meaningful use? Discuss how this relates to the patient access and billing functions within a health care organization.
Among the essential data elements contained in the Master Patient Index include the Unique Patient ID, Last and First Name and Birth date. A unique Patient ID # will individually identify a patient such Continue reading...