Discuss the various ways that patient records can be authenticated.Your response must be at least 200 words in length.
- Explain the regulations, laws, and/or methods that prescribe how health information professionals are to handle archived or inactive medical records.Your response must be at least 200 words in length.
As part of the health information management committee at Sunny Valley Hospital, you have been asked by the chief information officer to review abbreviations used in medical documents filed in the patient record. Prepare a summary of your findings, discussing the importance of establishing a facility policy and procedure on the appropriate use of abbreviations. Describe issues that can arise if health information management professionals are not properly trained in the documentation of medical records. Why is knowing the proper documentation techniques important?Your response must be at least 500 words in length.
- As technology has advanced the health information industry has steadily evolved from a paper environment to a more electronic-based world. Discuss the evolution of electronic heath records and the advantages and disadvantages of manual and automated records systems.Your response must be at least 300 words in length.
1. Over the past 20 years, health care facilities have been implementing electronic health records systems to streamline processes and better manage information. With that implementation comes much planning and adherence to federal and state laws and regulations on electronic health information. Outline the legal issues impacting the electronic health records. What are some of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines that medical providers must abide by? Provide rationale and/or examples in your response.Your response must be at least 300 words in length.