Ahima Legal Health Record Policy

Charting The Legal Health Record AHIMA

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Charting the Legal Health Record. Tracking what should or shouldn’t be included in a healthcare organization’s legal health record can be a dizzying process without ample organization. The increasing mix of digital information with traditional paper records makes good organization all the more essential.

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Legal EHR Policy Template Developed By Members Of The …

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AHIMA advocates that organizations define one set of health information that meets the legal, business and compliance needs of the organization. Because the health record is a legal business record for the healthcare organization, it must be maintained in a manner that complies with applicable regulations, accreditation

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Policies And Procedures For A Legal EHR AHIMA

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As organizations move from paper to electronic health records (EHRs), one of the most critical steps is ensuring that there are policies that support the EHR as the legal health record. Most managers know the importance of having up-to-date policies and procedures. Good pol. You are trying to access a resource only available to AHIMA members.

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Defining And Maintaining The Legal Health Record AHIMA

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health, may impact your legal health record policy 9 Getting Started Review policy template Consider the formation of a multi-disciplinary team • Clinicians • HIM • Risk Management • Legal Services • Information Technology • Leadership 10. Defining and Maintaining the Legal Health Record AHIMA 2008 HIM Webinar Series 6 Notes/Comments/Questions Legal Counsel Consult …

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Integrity Of The Healthcare Record: Best Practices For EHR …

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As outlined in the AHIMA toolkit “Amendments in the Electronic Health Record,” addendums, corrections, deletions, and patient amendments should be …

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Legal Health Policy Template

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“AHIMA--Developing a Legal Health Record Policy;” Members of AHIMA EHR Practice Council Policy Statement It is the policy of [organization] to create and maintain health records that, in addition to their primary intended purpose of clinical and patient care use, will also serve the business and legal needs of [organization]. ibid Scope

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The Legal Health Record And EDiscovery: Where You Need To Be

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Establish a well thought-out records retention policy considering any statutory or regulatory obligations; 2. Make sure someone is really in charge of records retention; 3. Establish records retention committee; 4. Disseminate record retention policy and provide education; 14

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Legal Health Record: A Component Of Overall EHR Strategy

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You are trying to access a resource only available to AHIMA members. Legal Health Record: a Component of Overall EHR Strategy. By now, most people working in healthcare are familiar with the term electronic health record, or EHR, as well as the various forms that it might take. The legal EHR is not as well understood, particularly outside the HIM department, because many are …

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The Legal Health Record: Regulations, Policies, And Guidelines By …

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The Legal Health Record: Regulations, Policies, and Guidance explains, from a record manager's perspective, how to create and execute projects that result in medical records that are better organized and increasingly offer better legal defensibility.

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Journal Of AHIMA Legal Health Record

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JOURNAL of AHIMA—the official publication of the American Health Information Management Association—delivers best practices in health information management and keeps readers current on emerging issues that affect the accuracy, timeliness, privacy, and security of patient health information.

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The Legal Health Record: The Legal Hold Process AHIMA

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The Legal Health Record: The Legal Hold Process AHIMA 2008 HIM Webinar Series 4 Notes/Comments/Questions A Litigation Hold Is A notice to persons within the organization to stop routine processing and records retention and destruction procedures for records that are or may be required for an upcoming legal proceeding

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The Legal Health Record: Managing In A Decentralized …

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AHIMA provides a matrix for the legal health record Provide a tool to identify the locations of all medical record documents The sooner you start the easier it will be! 8 The Legal Health Record: Managing in a Decentralized Environment AHIMA 2009 HIM Webinar Series 5 Notes/Comments/Questions Legal Health Record Matrix

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What is a legal health record ahima?

Legal health record: AHIMA defines the legal health record as "generated at or for a healthcare organization as its business record and is the record that would be released upon request. It does not affect the discoverability of other information held by the organization.

What is a legal health record lhr?

AHIMA defines the legal health record as "generated at or for a healthcare organization as its business record and is the record that would be released upon request. It does not affect the discoverability of other information held by the organization.

What is a policy of health records?

Policy: It is the policy of [organization] to create and maintain health records that, in addition to their primary intended purpose of clinical and patient care use, will also serve the business and legal needs of [organization].

What does ahima stand for?

AHIMA. "Fundamentals of the Legal Health Record and Designated Record Set." Journal of AHIMA 82, no.2 (February 2011): expanded online version.

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