UMPI Reference Guides

Additional references and resources.

  • 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...

  • How Data is Standardized in UMPI

    Attribute data values are standardized both to remove invalid values and to ensure consistent format for use in matching algorithm decisions. Universal MPI standardizes incoming data values on both web service requests and batch files. Standardized data...

  • 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 MPI, the Universal MPI software compares the updated core attribute values against the existing/previous core attribute v...

  • Understanding attributes and attribute clusters 

    Each source record you provide to Universal MPI, and each reference identity in CARBON, is comprised of multiple demographic data values. These values are known as Attributes. Some attribute values are logically grouped together into Attribute Clusters....

  • Understanding Match Tiers

    Healthcare organizations have many sources of patient or customer identity records, and those sources can vary widely in the completeness and quality of the data. For example, data sources that record patient identities from clinical encounters (such as...

  • What is UMPI Householding?

    Creating household groups across patient identities gives you a more complete understanding of a patient’s environment. Knowledge of patient’s household members gives health systems the ability to create better custom engagement and grow new patient vol...

  • Using Smart Views

    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. Smart Views a...

  • How UMPI 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 MPI will generate a notification message for one of the following reasons: A post...

  • How Data Stewardship Tasks are Evaluated and Categorized

    For each add or update of a source record, Universal MPI 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 MPI user interface. Refer to U...

  • 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 MPI marks them as a data...