Happy Health Medical Clinic

Topics: Medicine, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Electronic medical record Pages: 12 (335 words) Published: May 19, 2015
Happy Health
Medical Clinic
Created by, Valerie Buller

Happy Health Medical Clinic
Introduction


Happy Health Medical Clinic is a medium sized facility



We are mandated under state law to abide by HIPAA and HITECH policies and do so with extreme pride.



We have a hybrid, source-oriented filing system



Health records are centralized



We store patient records until death

Patient Records
 getting

new information into a patient’s record as
soon as possible



not duplicating medical records for the same
person

 It

is extremely important to file patient records as
soon as possible to avoid losing patient files!

The difference between clinical and
administrative data
 Handling

clinical data that a doctor
needs to see

 Handling

administrative data that a
doctor does not need to see
Storage

for patient files:

Rules of the Filing System
Basic

rules of the system
Examples to clarify names or
numbers that might be confusing in
that system
Temporary and permanent
insertion of loose forms and care
reports:

Health Record Location


where a record is located
 Centralized
 Record
 Type

records management

format: source-oriented records

of filing system: Hybrid

Handling Patient Records
 Short-term
 Permanent
 Archive


circulation of records

 Retention

schedule—destruction of records

Routing and Tracking of Records
 Routing

and tracking records within
areas of our department and out to Xray

 Storing

lab reports that come in when
a patient’s file is at X-ray

File Security
 File

security

 Legal

and ethical responsibilities

Patient
information is
Safe with Happy
Health Medical
Clinic!

HIPAA
HITECH

Act of
2009

Conclusion
We hope you have enjoyed this presentation!

Reference

Green, M. A., & Bowie, M. J. (2011). Essentials of health information management: Principles and practices (2nd ed.). Clifton Park, NY: Delmar, Cengage Learning.

Bianchi, A. J., Esq. (2009). An overview of the impact of the American recovery and reinvestment act of 2009 on the HIPAA medical privacy and security rules. Tax Management Compensation Planning Journal, 37(9), 227-235. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/215036821?accountid=35812 http://www.healthit.gov/policy-researchers-implementers/health-it-legislation

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