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  • Mental Health Information Management Case Study

    Seattle later that year. Upon my return to Seattle, I worked for about a year with Good Samaritan Mental Health Services as a front office receptionist and I was also responsible for maintaining the medical records. I left Good Samaritan and accepted a temporary position with St. Joseph’s medical center where I assisted with creating and maintaining the physician’s database. I remained in this assignment…

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  • Summary: The Role Of Health Information Technology In Healthcare

    swift changes that have transpired. Medical diagnoses and diseases have increased in number over the last decade, which enhances the need for healthcare services. As more and more patients seek healthcare services, the need for record keeping and easy navigation when reviewing patient records is imperative when providing high-quality, excellent patient care. Chronological History Accommodating an influx of patients requires great organization, precise record keeping, and flexible healthcare…

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  • Cost Benefit Analysis

    Choosing the appropriate EMR (electronic medical record) vendor is essential to a successful transition from paper records to electronic medical records. Many factors must be weighed in this selection process. One method to help hospitals and practices make this complex decision is to complete a cost-benefit analysis. Entire books have been written on how to conduct cost-benefit analysis and an in-depth analysis goes well beyond the scope of this paper. Instead, this discussion will focus on…

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  • Why Is Confidentiality Important

    of which specifically under regulations, disposition of such patient-identifiable records must proceed except when the patient’s written consent to transfer them is obtained or the applicable statute of limitations requires that the records be maintained for a period beyond the closure or transfer as noted by Dana (2003). She further notes that, neither way, incase the transfer have not been authorized and the records must be retained for the statute of limitations period, then it calls for…

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  • Summary: The Importance Of Errors In Healthcare Using Information Technology

    caring for patients. Also, information technology on health care has shown significant progress in digitizing medical/patient records, such as Electronic Medical Records (EMRs). Laboratories, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and other organizations treatments depend on their stored information (databases system). These organizations use database systems to improve and facilitate the medical care. The federal government has expedited the move toward transparency by making decades of stored…

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  • Lancaster General Hospital Case Study

    only trauma center and provides a wide range services that are normally found in large urban setting. Their mission is to “advance the health and well-being of the communities we serve” (Health, 2016). They use a system called EPIC to record patient medical records. Description of “Lancaster General Hospital” Lancaster General Hospital is located in downtown Lancaster County.…

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  • Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Case Analysis

    need to have an updated process for scheduling patients, an electronic medical record (EMR) system, and updated medical equipment that the community may not have access to at this time. Due to the nature of technology and having to upgrade by leasing or buying new equipment, this is a large financial investment for Pocahontas Memorial Hospital to take on. The two most expensive upgrades are the EMR system and the new medical equipment. An EMR system can cost millions of dollars to create and…

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  • Cardiology Associates: Case Study: Change Requires Leadership

    Change Requires Leadership Dr. Alan Kendricks took over six months ago as the Medical Director for Cardiology Associates. The Chief of the Cardiology Division, Dr. Altamonte, put great faith in Dr. Kendrick’s ability to lead Cardiology Associates in the “right direction.” (Groysberg, Kaftan & McCalla, 2007, p. 3) Upon taking leadership position, Dr. Kendricks identified that, for Cardiology Associates to experience prosperous growth, changes must occur. During the previous six months, Dr.…

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  • South Carolina Heart Center Case Study

    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…

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  • Electronic Health Record Analysis

    The medical health record is an integral part of the healthcare system and has evolved greatly over the years. This form of communication is necessary for keeping information about a patient’s health at the fingertips of healthcare professionals. The medical record includes everything from billing and administrative information to complete diagnoses and medications. ("What information does an electronic health record (EHR) contain? | FAQs | Providers & Professionals | HealthIT.gov," 2013).…

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