Filling Medical Records unit 6 assignment.docx - Unit 6 Assignment 1 Filling Medical Records Kim Smoot HS210 Unit 6 Assignment 2 Part 1 Question 1

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Unit 6 Assignment 1 Filling Medical Records Kim Smoot HS210
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Unit 6 Assignment 2 Part 1 Question 1 Medical records are important for many different reasons. The physicians need them to help as a reminder what is going on with the patients. They also help if a patient is seeing a new physician. Medical records help with the ordering of labs and test to receive the right information from them. When a patient is seen in an ER the physician on hand can look up the patient records to see what best will help them make the decision on treatment. Records show the physicians what type of medications you are or have been taken. They also show the dosage of what you are taking. The way each medication reacts to your body, if you are allergic to a specific medication. The records will show if you have had any surgeries, x-rays, MRI or any other procedures or tests ran. Part 1 Question 2 There are three basic filing methods each with their own pros and cons. The first one is Alphabetic by last name. This is the method most small offices use. For this to work correctly you need to know the patients last name and the correct spelling. One of the cons for alphabetical
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  • Summer '16
  • Patricia Giddens
  • Physician, Computer file, Kim Smoot

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