Rochester RHIO reduces duplicate patient records with NextGate’s patient matching EMPI solution
NextGate, the leading healthcare technology company for patient and provider identification, today announced that Rochester RHIO, a secure electronic health information exchange, has launched NextGate's MatchMetrix technology platform as their Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI) solution. The patient matching solution enables data aggregation across multiple sources to fill clinical data gaps giving Rochester RHIO's provider end-users across Upstate New York an accurate patient-centric view within their Health Information Exchange (HIE). The ability to share this data with the patient's care team will fuel effective care coordination and care team collaboration.Rochester RHIO connects over 200 healthcare organizations in the 13-county Greater Rochester area. Member organizations are feeding clinical and non-clinical patient information to the RHIO's centralized HIE for over 1 million participating patients.