The aim of the project is to examine the implementation of universal quick response (QR) codes issued by health insurance providers for patient identification within electronic health records (EHR). The integration of QR codes into EHR using Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources Application Programming Interface (FHIR API) can help standardize the identification process, making it more efficient and reducing medical errors. These improvements can lead to a reduction in waiting time, improved patient satisfaction and coordination of care. The paper will provide insights on the possibility for widespread adoption of QR codes for patient identification in healthcare and its impact on the overall quality of patient care. The paper will compare current methods of patient identification with the new approach of using universal QR codes, outline the objectives, project timeline, and deliverables. The findings of this project will be important not only for patients but for healthcare providers, health insurance providers, and policymakers.
Digital USD Citation
Goyal, Abhinav, "Transforming Patient Check-in/Registration with a Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) Integrated QR Code System and Mobile App" (2023). School of Nursing and Health Science: Student Scholarship. 2.