Common Framework Resources for Implementing Private and Secure Health Information Exchange: P4- Correctly Matching Patients with Their Records

Publication Date: April 2006

Publisher: John and Mary R. Markle Foundation. Connecting for Health

Author(s): Connecting for Health Policy Subcommittee

Research Area: Health Information Technology

Keywords: Personal health record (PHR); Health Information Technology; Quality of care

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


A review of methods for optimizing the search for as many of a patient's records as possible through the Record Locator Service while minimizing false matches and improper disclosure of personal health information.