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policy 0201 : Patient Identification

Accurate patient identification improves patient safety and treatment outcomes. Medical Center patients must be accurately identified during registration and admission processes and assigned a unique and permanent medical record upon verification of required patient identifying information. All persons who provide health care services at the Medical Center and all staff who have direct interactions with patients must ensure that accurate patient identification occurs at the time of registration and admission and is continuously maintained.

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  1. effective date:

    February 1, 2018
  2. signature(s):

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