How Healthcare Identifiers Service for health professionals works.
The Healthcare Identifier Service (HI Service) lets you access unique patient healthcare identifiers so you can include them in health records or patient files.
Healthcare Identifiers is a number that identifies a patient for healthcare purposes.
Access patients’ individual healthcare identifiers (IHIs) in the HI Service.
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