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policy 0201 : Patient Identification

All persons who provide healthcare services at the Medical Center and all Medical Center employees who have direct interactions with Medical Center patients shall ensure that accurate patient identification is continuously maintained. The registration and admission process shall require verification of patient-specific information for accurate patient identification. A unique and permanent medical record number shall be assigned to each patient upon verification of required patient identifying information.

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  1. effective date:

    July 1, 2017
  2. signature(s):

    Pamela M. Sutton-Wallace, CEO, UVA Medical Center