In a boost for patient matching, ONC releases technical specs for Project US@
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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT this past week released the Project US@ Technical Specification Final Version 1.0, in collaboration with healthcare standards development organizations and other healthcare stakeholders.
WHY IT MATTERS
The new specification (it's pronounced "Project USA") was developed as a unified, cross-standard approach that can be implemented across healthcare organizations of all shapes and sizes. The aim is to offer a unified method for representing mailing, physical, billing and other addresses, to help improve patient matching.
Standardized representation of how...