HIM 360 Discussion 5 How does better documentation improve patient care.docx

HIM 360 Discussion 5 How does better documentation improve patient care.docx

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Electronic medical technology will improve safety, the quality of patient care, or the efficiency of medical care. How does better documentation improve patient care? Support your answer. Hi everyone, How does better documentation improve patient care? I’m going to respond from an electronic medical technology perspective. Through the utilization of the American National Standards Institute ANSI X12N format we are able to safely and securely exchange (semantic interoperability) from system to system electronic health records, according to Giannangelo (2015). This exchange helps to standardize patient data with less human error, and quicker results. From the patient intake encounter to billing and coding to the reimbursement and claim adjudication process to e-prescribing. There are many ways were better documentation improves patient care. As per Giannangelo (2015), patient care is improved with the sharing of medical summary information to help support continuity of care from provider to provider. In addition, also sharing clinical data for a
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  • Fall '18
  • Quality of Patient Care

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