Putting a Face to Patient Identification—A Talk with Katherine Lusk

Episode Summary

Fresh from a briefing on Capitol Hill, AHIMA President-elect Katherine Lusk discusses patient ID, the importance of member advocacy, and the bipartisan support for patient safety and lowering healthcare costs. Patient identification and matching (PIM) errors remain one of healthcare's most chronic problems. For more on PIM, check out the February cover story from the Journal of AHIMA, "Who Are You? The Quest for a Unique Patient Identifier." https://journal.ahima.org/who-are-you/ Comments on the podcast? Contact host Dan Kelly at dan.kelly@ahima.org!