February 22

NextGate will demonstrate the latest advancements in patient matching and cloud-based identity software solutions during the annual HIMSS conference in Las Vegas, March 6-9. Download the PDF version.

February 20

Transgender individuals face unique challenges when it comes to navigating the healthcare system, Dan Cidon, chief technology officer at NextGate, comments about identity matching.

February 19

“While the industry has a long way to go, Dan Cidon, chief technology officer at NextGate, notes that progress has been made in recent years.” Dan Cidon, CTO, contributes to a For the Record article on the troubles of patient matching.

February 15

The partnership between NextGate and GBG | Loqate brings together two market-leading solutions to help solve the fundamental challenge of address data management in healthcare. Download the PDF version.

February 13

NextGate’s CTO, Dan Cidon, discusses how biometric technology holds great promise and potential to reduce significant, costly and even deadly patient matching issues

February 08

NextGate and Orion Health have signed a multi-year contract with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) in Victoria, Australia. Download the PDF version.

February 05

NextGate’s David Bennett and SDI’s Dr. Brian Frohna discuss how fragmented patient information continues to be a significant barrier to tackling rising health care costs and improving the quality, safety and efficiency of care.

February 01

NextGate’s CTO, Dan Cidon, discusses how healthcare undoubtedly lags behind other industries when it comes to interoperability.

January 12

Shahzad Ahmad, NextGate’s VP Cloud Operations & Delivery, explains that building an Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI) on cloud computing platforms can help develop an accurate patient database.

January 11

NextGate announces participation in the 2018 IHE North American (NA) Connectathon, January 15-19, in Cleveland, Ohio. Download the PDF version.


December 22

NextGate announces that 2017 was a watershed year in terms of organizational growth and the introduction of new innovations serving the healthcare industry. Download the PDF version.

December 20

Dan Cidon, NextGate’s CTO, explains how the difficulty surrounding accurate patient ID matching is sourced in interoperability and integration on Hospital EMR & EHR.

December 06

Shahzad Ahmad, NextGate’s VP of Cloud Operations & Delivery, writes on how EMPIs, MSPs, and the Cloud can help make health data more actionable in Healthcare Analytics News.

December 04

Southwest Diagnostic Imaging in Phoenix uses NextGate’s EMPI to clean up duplicate records.

November 29

Why a national identifier won’t solve patient matching concerns. Our CTO, Dan Cidon, shares his thoughts with Health Data Management on this perplexing health IT issue.

November 28

Learn how NextGate’s patient ID matching technology is helping to improve coordination & care efficiency for CCHCA’s unique Chinese-American patient population in San Francisco.

November 22

Partnership with European Electronique allows UK NHS customers access to market-leading EMPI technology for improved care coordination and patient safety. Download the PDF version.

November 17

Eric Raffin, CIO at San Mateo County Health System has multiple interviews with HealthsystemCIO.

November 17

Andy Aroditis, NextGate CEO, speaks to Hospital EMR & EHR about CHIME suspending the $1 million dollar National Patient ID Challenge.

November 17

Andy Aroditis, NextGate CEO, speaks to SearchHealthIT about CHIME killing national patient matching challenge.

November 17

Dan Cidon, NextGate CTO, comments in article for Health Data Management on CHIME ending its patient ID matching challenge.

November 16

Dan Cidon, NextGate CTO, speaks to FierceHealthcare about CHIME discontinuing its National Patient ID Challenge.

October 30

Read the entire interview with Shahzad Ahmad about the benefits and challenges of cloud in healthcare on the Search HealthIT website.

October 28

Read the entire article about Southwest Diagnostic Imaging implementing NextGate’s EMPI on the RadiologyToday’s website or in their print version.

October 04

Read the entire article about Texas Hospital Association’s Data Analytics on the Healthcare Informatics website.

October 01

Read the entire article about how Southwest Diagnostic Imaging’s leaders are improving workflow efficiency for radiologists on the Healthcare Informatics website.

September 28

NextGate now provides easy integration in a SaaS model that ensures the right data, for the right patient, is available at the right time for improved care delivery and clinical decision-making. Download the PDF version.

September 07

RIS leverages NextGate’s EMPI technology to support radiology document identification and sharing for one million patient records in Central Florida. Download the PDF version.

August 29

NextGate announces a successful go-live of its Provider & Organization Registry at the University of Rochester Medical Center, a leading, integrated academic medical and research facility in Upstate New York. Download the PDF version.

August 22

NextGate Solutions, combined with Orion Health’s industry leading precision health platform, creates a significant market offering for the healthcare IT market.” Download the PDF version.

August 14

Eric Raffin, CIO of San Mateo Health says, “It’s not shiny. The user never sees it. But it enables everything else,” in the recent Healthcare IT News article.

August 09

A Connecticut state social services agency uses master patient index software to enable accurate patient matching for clients seeking behavioral and physical healthcare services.

August 08

Dan Cidon writes a guest column on patient matching strategies in an M&A environment for Health IT Outcomes.

July 27

NextGate and MD EMR Systems, an electronic medical record solutions developer specializing in data migration, have established a strategic partnership to deliver improved health data management and integration. Download the PDF version.

June 29

MatrixCare Partners with NextGate to extend premier identity management solutions to the skilled nursing, senior living and long-term care communities. Download the PDF version.

June 22

CMS’ SSNRI countdown has begun. Will your organization be ready? Our CEO Andy Aroditis offers key advice for providers in this Part B News article.

June 19

Andy Aroditis provides three strategies for improving HIE sustainability in a recent guest post on Becker’s Hospital Review.

May 16

NextGate announces a partnership with Enovacom to include the NextGate Enterprise Master Patient Index into Enovacom’s Patient Server solution. Download the PDF version.

March 14

Wipro leverages NextGate’s award winning MatchMetrix® EMPI platform to develop a next-generation Enterprise Master Patient Index solution for NHS Scotland.

February 20

NextGate announces agreement with Southwest Diagnostic Imaging to implement the NextGate EMPI to integrate patient data coming from different imaging centers, hospitals and other healthcare organizations. Download the PDF version.

February 16

NextGate has secured a multi-year contract with NHS National Services Scotland to assign and manage the National Patient Identifiers known as CHI numbers. Download the PDF version.

February 15

A Question & Answer chat on the fundamental importance of patient identity matching with Andy Aroditis, the CEO and Co-Founder, NextGate.

February 02

NextGate will present customer-proven approaches to universal patient and provider identity resolution at the HIMSS17 Annual Conference and Exhibition. Download the PDF version.

January 11

NextGate expands technology profile, product licenses and growth in interoperability solutions throughout the U.S., Australia and U.K. in 2016. Download the PDF version.


December 07

NextGate has released the v9.2 update to iDAS (intelligent Data Aggregation Server) with multiple key new features. Download the PDF version.

November 22

Dr. Steven Davis will join the NextGate Make the Connection! User Group Conference as the keynote speaker. Download the PDF version.

October 25

Palmetto Health partners with NextGate to implement the NextGate EMPI and successfully cross-links over 6.5 million patient records across 8 source system. Download the PDF version.

October 18

NextGate reports third quarter results of 2016 that show growth in areas including, new customer agreements, product development and an increase in international clients and partner implementations. Download the PDF version.

October 11

NextGate will present proven customer approaches to health information management professionals at the AHIMA Annual Conference 2016. Download the PDF version.

October 10

Chinese Community Health Care Association (CCHCA) has implemented NextGate’s EMPI technology to improve member identification and cross-platform communication. Download the PDF version.

October 05

University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) launches NextGate’s Provider & Organization Registry to reconcile and manage cross-community provider data. Download the PDF version.

September 26

San Mateo County Health System chose NextGate’s EMPI, implementation services and software support as the foundation for better data and patient identity management. Download the PDF version.

September 14

The NextGate XDS Registry & Repository follows industry standards to exchange clinical information in accordance with data access safeguards including patient consent and user authorization. Download the PDF version.

September 07

Texas Hospital Association (THA) has gone live with NextGate’s MatchMetrix® technology platform as its Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI) solution. Download the PDF version.

September 01

NextGate announces new facial recognition technology that will enhance speed and accuracy of matching duplicate records, decrease fraud and improve patient safety. Download the PDF version.

August 25

NextGate opens a new office in Australia to support accurate patient data matching implementations. Download the PDF version.

August 24

Camden CCG in London created the Camden Integrated Digital Record (CIDR) and has partnered with NextGate to share patients’ records for integrated care. Published in the Summer 2016 issue of The Commissioning Review.

August 03

NextGate hosting a virtual user group for customers to connect and exchange experiences. This is a preview of NextGate’s first annual conference to be held June 2017. Download the PDF version.

July 19

Andy Aroditis, CEO, compares social networking technology to the struggles and ideals for the creation and implementation of connected health care in the July 2016 issue of For the Record.

April 06

Texas Hospital Association chooses NextGate EMPI to aggregate data among its hundreds of member hospitals and supply accurate patient information. Download the PDF version.

April 05

Kristen Lee of SearchHealthIT features customer Rochester RHIO and how they reduced over 500,000 duplicate patient records using NextGate EMPI.

March 08

NextGate partner MedeAnalytics enables Mississippi Division of Medicaid to become the first medicaid agency in the nation to exchange clinical data. EMPI integrates with EPIC EHR. Find the press releases and related links below, and the PDF here.

March 15

MyHealth First Network, a clinically integrated network, uses NextGate’s EMPI as part of an expanded patient matching license from Greenville Health System, NC, and deployed by Care Coordination Institute. PDF version.

February 25

NextGate announces the launch of iDAS: Intelligent Data Aggregation Server, a breakthrough in data management to organize information around people, places, and events.

February 23

Andy writes about the power of social media technology to help healthcare focus on relationships.  Connecting the dots among all participants across the delivery spectrum creates a holistic view of information that supports Value-Based care.  Article featured in both HIT Leaders & News and Health Data Management.

February 22

MatchMetrix v9.1 is now available.  A high level overview of enhancements are listed here.  Contact NextGate Support to get your update.

February 15

NextGate CEO Andy Aroditis discusses the next step in interoperability, as featured in: Interoperability moves beyond mere machinery, leans on data to improve systems an article by John Andrews of Healthcare IT News.

February 12

Health Data Management post: New HIE Platform in Rochester Expands Functionality, by Joseph Goedert.  A fuller explanation of Rochester RHIO’s ability, sparked by our press release with them.

February 11

NextGate at IHE Connectathon 2016: another successful week of integration testing on EMPI, XDS, and Provider Registry.

February 09

Rochester RHIO reduces over 500,000 duplicate patient records with NextGate’s EMPI to help the community HIE supply accurate patient information for care collaboration, efficiency, and continued cost savings for Upstate New York healthcare providers.


November 17

Cover Story: NextGate CTO Dan Cidon discusses the challenges of a National Patient Identifier in accurate patient data matching. Interview in For The Record magazine, November 2015.

November 12

NextGate and Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN) continue their 3 year successful partnership to improve patient identification and support many value based care initiatives.

September 17

NHS Dumfries and Galloway Deploys NextGate’s EMPI for Integration of Children Services to confidently identify and match records on patients across different organizations.

July 15

Leading healthcare organizations select NextGate to empower care teams with accurate, relevant and actionable information – NextGate, the leading healthcare technology company for patient and physician identification that supports care team collaboration, today announced continued growth during the second quarter of 2015…

July 01

Novarad to offer the NextGate EMPI solution for healthcare organizations – Utah-based healthcare technology company Novarad has entered into an agreement with NextGate to begin distribution of NextGate’s KLAS award-winning Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI).

April 23

The Patient Data Journey: from EMPI to Care Team Collaboration Dan Cidon describes how NextGate’s foundation in patient identity leads naturally to patient centered collaboration. Interview provided by HITECH Answers, with a cameo of Rich Garcia in a proper bow tie.

February 11

NextGate Confirms Interoperability at IHE Connectathon 2015. Once again, the NextGate MatchMetrix interoperability suite, including the recently added XDS Repository and Registry, passed all relevant integration tests and demonstrated successful information sharing with dozens of health IT vendors during the 2015 North America IHE Connectathon, a supervised integration testing event.

January 28

NextGate is pleased to announce its #1 ranking in the 2014 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services Report. Part of NextGate’s interoperability solutions suite for healthcare, the NextGate EMPI is recognized as the 2014 KLAS Category Leader in the Enterprise Master Patient Index segment.


March 20

NextGate and Accreon, Inc. Partner to Offer Comprehensive Identity Management Infrastructure to Optimize Patient-Matching, Care Collaboration, and Analytics The partnership brings together decades of integration and patient-matching expertise to address complexities inherent in IT initiatives that require interoperability, data analytics, and meaningful collaboration between disparate applications and organizations.


October 31

NextGate Opens New Office in London to Help Address Healthcare Data Quality and Interoperability Issues in the United Kingdom and EMEA The Grand Opening Coincides with NextGate’s Participation at EHI Live 2013 Conference.

October 16

Frost & Sullivan Acclaims GE Healthcare for its Renewed Vision and Focus on Delivering Innovative Radiology Informatics Solutions NextGate’s partner GE includes MatchMatrix EMPI in the list of product components for Centricity Clinical Archive.

October 14

Health Information Exchange Saves $1 Million in Emergency Care Costs for Medicare

July 01

Infor Selects NextGate for EMPI and Provider Registry Infor Healthcare Helps Boost Patient and Provider Matching with NextGate Integration

June 12

Article: HIE Supporting Technology By Richard Garcia ExecutiveInsightmagazine

April 22

Article: How to Measure Duplicate Rates. Includes quotes from Dan Cidon, For The Record magazine

March 07

Article: This Isn’t My Information! The Impact of Accurate Identity Management on Patient Safety. By Richard Garcia, Health Management Technology magazine

March 05

Article: Must Haves for Your Enterprise Master Patient Index By Kevin Schmidt, Executive Insight magazine

February 28

NextGate Provider Registry Passes HPD Profile; Ready for deployment

January 30

Wenatchee Valley Medical Center Selects NextGate EMPI and Provider Registry

January 08

PriMed MSO Selects NextGate EMPI to Support Coordination, Quality, and Safety for Hill Physicians Medical Group