Essay on Medical Records At South Carolina Heart Center

752 Words Apr 27th, 2016 4 Pages
Medical Records at South Carolina Heart Center are split between two distinctive groups: Analysts and Health Information Management Specialists. The Analyst’s purpose is to analyze medical records for completeness in order to provide an accurate and complete medical record for patient encounters. The Health Information Management Specialists is to ensure patient records are obtainable by filing loose or batched information on patients. The functions are different for each group as well. Health Information Management Specialists essential functions are:
• Assist in answering the telephones in a polite and efficient manner
• Receive, sort, and distribute mail appropriately
• File nuclear charts in filing area
• Operate designated equipment in an efficient manner
• Purging, numbering, converting records
• Handle release of information from incoming faxes from surgery centers, referring physicians, hospital outpatient facilities
• Process information according to guidelines
• Inventories and logs records for storage
• Handles incoming chart requests
• Sort, scan, and file all patient information from patient office visits into current scanning application
• Upload and file information received into Batch Basket in NextGen and file it appropriately into patient’s electronic charts
• Assist with inputting medical data into current EHR system as time allows
• Log death certificates received via Death Web and assist physicians in completing these on-line
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