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Mastering Medical Records in the Digital Age

Available: In Stock
Price: $39.00
Item Code: 11038-BK


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 Content

Medical Records in the Digital Age

  • Medical Records
  • Topics Why are Medical Records Maintained?
  • Medical Codes 
  • Ethics 
  • Medical Records
  • The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) 
  • Fee Structure for What Health Care Providers Can Charge 
  • Destruction of Records? 
  • Time to Produce the Records 
  • Outsourcing Records to be Copied 
  • Cost for the Records Under the Various Federal Legislations 
  • Pharmacy Records 
  • Illegible 
  • Ownership of Medical Records 
  • Litigation Tips 
  • Common Abbreviations 
  • Eye Glasses 
  • Medical Terms 
  • Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations
  • Organization of Medical Records 
  • Retention of Medical Records 
  • Medical Research 

Appendix: Understanding Medical Records in the Twenty-First Century 

Practice Areas
Published: 2/28/2020
Pages: 88
Size: 8.5x11
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