Improving medical device tracking a slow, imperfect process

Improving medical device tracking a slow, imperfect process
Center for Surgery and Public Health

The Associated Press covers ongoing efforts to link UDI codes to insurance claims with Joel Weissman, PhD, and others. Funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), the UDI2Claims project has looked at the feasibility of transmitting Unique Device Identifiers (UDIs) from clinical Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems to insurance claims.

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