Getting Started with Patient Identity
For an overview on the Universal Identity platform, see the following video: To learn more about the stewardship interface, see Navigating the Patient User Interface.
How Data is Standardized
Attribute data values are standardized or normalized both to remove invalid values and to ensure consistent format for use in matching algorithm decisions. The Universal Identity platform standardizes incoming data values on both web service requests an...
How Data Stewardship Tasks are Evaluated and Categorized
For each add or update of a source record, Universal Identity assesses whether or not a data stewardship task should be created. A data stewardship task is a manual review item that can be viewed and acted upon in the Universal Identity user interface. ...
Identity Overlay Detection and Prevention
When the postIdentity web service is used to submit an update for a Source + Native ID combination that already exists in Universal Identity, Verato compares the updated core attribute values against the existing/previous core attribute values to detect...
How Match Scores Work
The match score is determined by Verato’s matching algorithm, which: Evaluates the similarity of each search result against the search input criteria. Assigns a match score (see below) between 0.0 and 1.0 , which indicates the level of similarity betwe...
Understanding Patient Attributes and Attribute Clusters
Each source record you provide to Universal Identity, and each reference identity in the Reference Database, is comprised of multiple demographic data values. These values are known as Attributes. Some attribute values are logically grouped together int...
Using Smart Views for Patients
Verato Smart Views present a single "best" view of a user's identity composed using core, extended, and custom attributes. Organizations can create many different Smart Views, each suited to the needs of a specific audience or application. Organizations...
How Verato Generates Notification Messages
ImportantThe override overlay feature is only available as of September 2022 user interface update. Contact Verato Support to get the new user interface update. Universal Identity will generate a notification message for one of the following reasons: ...
Task Types Quick Reference
Potential Match - Same Source If multiple source records from the same source are posted over time with similar demographic data values that do NOT automatically match and link together via Verato’s matching algorithm, Universal Identity marks them as a...