The new normal(ize): A primer on patient data standardization

You don’t have to work for a medical coding company to know that quality data is important – especially in healthcare. But patient information comes from a variety of sources, and it’s rarely all in the same format, or documented using the same clinical terminology. So, what does this mean? We’re glad you asked.
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Standardization. Common clinical terminology. Apples-to-apples comparisons. Those in health IT use these terms often to describe the work of data normalization. But what exactly does this process entail? And what’s the key to normalizing successfully?

In our latest executive brief, The new normal(ize): A primer on patient data standardization, IMO breaks down seven things to know about the practice of data normalization – ranging from what exactly the term means, to why a foundational terminology partner is the “secret sauce” behind harmonization efforts that achieve high-quality results.

Ready to master the basics? Or, want to improve your current techniques? Download the brief now to get started.

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