Part 1: Errors in Health Records Describe the steps to take when an error is made in a patient’s health record and why a medical office assistant should disclose errors made.

CASE 6-34 Performance and Quality Evaluation and Improvement of the Health Information Management Department You have just been hired as the HIM quality coordinator.
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Part 1: Errors in Health Records Describe the steps to take when an error is made in a patient’s health record and why a medical office assistant should disclose errors made.

Part 1: Errors in Health Records Describe the steps to take when an error is made in a patient’s health record and why a medical office assistant should disclose errors made. Part 2. Critical Thinking application Jennifer walks behind Susan’s desk and notices that Susan is looking at the progress notes on a patient who was recently arrested for child abuse. The case has been in the newspaper and on television consistently for several weeks. Jennifer asks Susan why she has accessed that record. Susan hesitates and then says she must have entered the wrong patient ID number. Does Susan’s explanation sound convincing Who owns a patient’s medical record? Can Susan read her own chart? Why is Jennifer concerned about Susan looking at a patient’s record? Does any employee at a clinic have the right to look at a patient’s electronic health record simply because the individual is a patient at that clinic? What breaches in confidentiality can occur with electronic documents and how can these be avoided? In 500-750 words, submit this assignment in MS Word to your instructor, include your reference in APA style

 

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