We recently published an article on the benefits and challenges of including unique device identifiers (UDIs) in claims data and the electronic health record (EHR). While these codes are included as a scannable barcode on medical devices, finding which device was implanted or used on a patient remains remarkably difficult. For more information, read the full article in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Unique Device Identifiers (UDIs)–For Just a Barcode, It’s Hard to Find
- July 29, 2018