Health Information Data Integrity Specialist

Advocate Aurora Health Care


At Aurora Health Care we pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our patients—we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team that’s as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you’ll find limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement, competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more than that, you have the opportunity to change lives—including your own.

Job Description:

Maintains the accuracy, reliability and the integrity of the Aurora Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI) and health record integrity to ensure patient safety. Coordinates cleanup for all clinical systems that depend on this data.

Maintains patient identity and health record integrity through analytical, investigational skills and multiple tools to piece together the patient story and independently determines, coordinates and executes action needed to remediate identity and documentation discrepancies.

Navigates multiple computer systems and applications to maintain the integrity of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) to support patient care, patient safety, privacy and revenue cycle.

Analyzes possible person matches identified within the EHR by comparing data fields in each potential match using the established criteria and procedures to determine whether or not there is a duplicate record.

Merges patients timely and accurately following the established procedures. Makes sure to work the various ‘possible person match’ reports in priority order.

Analyzes potential overlays (two different patients’ information on the same record) using critical thinking and knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, disease processes, and medications. Executes appropriate procedures to ensure all histories, allergies, medications, documentation are on the correct patient record.

Uses critical thinking to assist others with or perform chart correction using chart correction tools and tracking module in the EHR per the established procedure.

Runs reports to provide feedback, statistics and graphs to various departments and individuals on the errors created and resolved to demonstrate improvement or the need for improvement in order to avoid future duplicates.

Serves as a liaison to the Privacy Officer to assist in the investigation of privacy case due to identity issues.

Works with Loss Prevention and other involved parties when Identity Theft/Fraud has been identified, following the appropriate procedures established.

Licenses & Certifications

Health Information Administrator (RHIA) registration issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), or

Health Information Technician (RHIT) registration issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).


Associate’s Degree in Health Information Management or related field.

Required Functional Experience

Typically requires 5 years of experience in medical records, coding, and/or transcription, including experience in a complex health care setting.

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