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Matching identifiers in electronic health records: implications for duplicate records and patient safety
  1. Allison B McCoy1,
  2. Adam Wright2,
  3. Michael G Kahn3,
  4. Jason S Shapiro4,
  5. Elmer Victor Bernstam1,5,
  6. Dean F Sittig1
  1. 1School of Biomedical Informatics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Texas, USA
  2. 2Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  3. 3Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado, USA
  4. 4Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
  5. 5Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Texas, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Allison B McCoy, School of Biomedical Informatics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), 6410 Fannin St., UTPB 1100, Houston, TX 77030, USA; allison.b.mccoy{at}uth.tmc.edu

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