patient identifier

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patient identifier

Any alphanumeric code used to uniquely identify a patient within a health register or a health records system.

Examples
Hospital patient identifier, departmental patient identifier, NHS number, Hospital Patient Identifier (HPI).
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As each claim is logged, contractors will receive a unique case reference number acknowledging receipt of their claim, ahead of the payment being processed."
Subsequently a dispute arose between them concerning certain matters under the HoA, and they referred this dispute on 21 October 2013 to an arbitration under LCIA case reference number 132527 (the "Arbitration") for decision by an arbitral tribunal (the "Tribunal") in London.
The customer is given a case reference number while the RTA team searches the taxi system and coordinates with the drivers to track down the lost items.
Yvonne Turner used the wrong case reference number on forms linked to a jacket and cardigan seized from Gary Dobson's house.
Cases are listed numerically by case reference number. Following each case is a list of AIA documents or provisions that the court interpreted or otherwise commented on.
For example, a client can input the address and name of a debtor, the amount owed, and a case reference number. When the client signs off, Bermans personnel scan the system for new data, which is then integrated with appropriate client documents.