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Tools and Approaches for Patient Matching

7:00pm - 8:00pm Tuesday, March 6
Las Vegas - Sands Convention Center
Level 1 | Developer Innovation Lab | 9900-DL


This Lab Talk will explore the process of migrating the New York Citywide Immunization Registry (CIR) and Master Child Index (MCI) and their software applications from a proprietary to an open source PostgreSQL database. In addition learn about approaches for open source patient matching tools that are available linking records along with approaches to benchmark your matching program.


Innovator in Residence,
HIMSS North America
Computer Specialist,
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene