facilitys Health Records Discussion

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You are in charge of the medical records department. Your healthcare facility is preparing for a state department of health review, and you want to ensure that your facility's health records follow the suggested standards. There are several organizations that provide accreditation standards as well as guidance on the content and format of the health record. Select two of the following organizations and prepare a report on the importance of the organization: The Joint Commission, National Committee for Quality Assurance, Community Health Accreditation Program, Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare, American Health Information Management Association, and Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity.

After researching the two organizations, develop a checklist for reviewing your department's medical records based on the guidelines suggested by the two organizations.

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Record Keeping
The ultimate purpose of maintaining medical records is to ensure continuity in patient's care. It
permits the medical practitioners to defended themselves from a complaint or prevent a medical
negligence litigation.
The Joint Commission International (JCI)
It is an ...

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