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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Explaining Unmatched Cases

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  • Manual Review of 300 "children" whose HL7 messages did not match a newborn screen
    • 200 "junk" messages
      • E.g., did not contain PID and NK1 segments
    • 70 messages could be manually linked to an infant with a newborn screen
      • Matching algorithm needs refining
    • 30 appear not to have had a newborn screen

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