Hcr 210 Interview Data Essay

1064 Words Feb 16th, 2011 5 Pages
Here is the Interview Data Grid...Each person is a color on the grid. Please state your name and color you will be filling in.
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Interview Data Grid INTERVIEW QUESTION | Small Facility | Medium-sized Facility | Large Facility | 1. Approximately how many patient records does your department or facility handle in a typical day? | | | | | About 20 patient records a day. | About 80 patient records per day. | About 500 patient records per day. | | | | | | About 15 per day. | About 4 on average | About 115 on average | 2. Are records in your facility in paper or electronic format? If paper, are they centralized or decentralized? | | | | | They use electronic format. | They
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and they are organized that way by date. | 3. 5a. If paper records: What determines if new information is allowed to remain loose or must be permanently anchored in the record? | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Everything is added to the file. | 4. 5b. If electronic records: Where is new information kept until someone has time to enter the information into the electronic record? | | | | | Information is kept in certain area until entered. | Stored in special locations until entered. | Information is entered immediately. | | | | | | The information is on a computer system. | The information is on a computer system. | The information is on the computer until they are discharged then it is printed and added to a paper file that is centralized. | 6. If paper records: How many different locations are there in your department that patient files may be found? (For example, are there some temporary holding areas in addition to a permanent area? | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 1 | 15-20 | 5. 7. If paper records: Is there a need to chart the circulation of files from one location to another, so that your staff knows where files are kept? | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | They type of file they need is at the station they need, such as if they are in the ER and need a lab report

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