Medicine has entered the digital age with electronic medical records and e-prescriptions. When you need to understand and use medical records in a case, not only must you go through the machinations to retrieve those records in view of HIPAA and other invasion of privacy mandates, but you must also translate their contents—a daunting task hampered by jargon, abbreviations, unfamiliar word usage and various digital formats. Save yourself hours of extensive research in medical terminology and years of practice reading records and learn how to make the retrieval process easier and how to organize the records. Discover methods and tricks for understanding medical terminology and jargon and gain an understanding of electronic medical records and how to determine if the records have been altered.
Summary of Contents
Understanding Medical Records in the 21st Century