Utah Department of Health

The Utah Department of Health is committed to keeping the State healthy. With other state agencies and 12 local health departments, Utah DoH monitors the quality of the food, air, water and detects outbreaks of infectious diseases and prevent their spread.

“We see the Informatica identity resolution technology as absolutely essential to everything that we want to do, not only to meet our mandate for the All Payer Database, but also to start spreading that message outwards and help other projects move forward.”

— Dr. Keely Cofrin Allen, Director, Office of Health Care Statistics, State of Utah Department of Health


Business Need

Support healthcare reform with All Payer Database and episode of care analysis.

Determine the full cost of care, rather than the cost of individual components such as delivery.

Promote improved public health, policy and economic decision making.

Ensure patient privacy through sophisticated encryption and process safeguards.



Existing system unable to accurately track claims data for individuals across time—undermined healthcare reform.

Staff could spend up to six months linking a single year’s worth of inpatient data and vital records on mothers and babies.

Scale to support approximately 65 million claims annually.


Solutions & Results

Enable payers to better understand and reduce costs and payouts.

Support business and consumers to make more informed health decisions.

Provided the highest degree of matching with the least amount of manual intervention.

Freed resources to focus on research collaboration and new health reform initiatives.


Technologies Used

Informatica Identity Resolution

Increases operational efficiency and effectiveness with highly accurate, multilanguage identity data.

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