While widespread testing is key to safely reopening the economy and easing social distancing restrictions, issues such as accessibility, delayed or missing results, and concerns over accuracy continue to loom nationwide.

 In this article for Health IT Outcomes, NextGate’s CEO Andy Aroditis why an Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI) is a highly-effective tool that allows laboratories to facilitate interoperability and automatically synchronize patient demographics across multiple systems and sites of care.