As an assistant of HIM director of a growing health system network that currently includes 3 hospitals and 16 outpatient clinics, you are a member on the Information System Committee. You have been asked to oversee the development of a standardized , system-wide enterprise master patient index (EMPI) that will include all patients and their information from all encounters within the system network.
Level 1: Research the recommended core elements of a single-entity MPI and a multi-facility enterprise MPI through professional journals and list reference used (e.g., Journal of AHIMA)
Level 2: Develop a data dictionary, defining each of the data elements needed.
Level 3: Design a data display screen of a multi-facility enterprise MPI screen.