HCR 210 Week 6-Checkpoint - Record Organization

HCR 210 Week 6-Checkpoint - Record Organization - Record...

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Record Organization 1 Record Organization Bonnie Hollowell August 26, 2010 HCR210 James Byrnes
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Record Organization 2 I can see that there are some differences and similarities between small, medium, and large facilities with the organization of patient files and the handling of loose reports. I noticed that between the small, medium, and large facilities they all like their loose files to be permanently anchored in the charts (Hollowell, Joy, and Potts, 2010). There was a few that went by what their policy and procedures were and by unit decision. Most facilities like their reports to be permanently anchored in the patients charts at all times. Having charts permanently anchored would seem to make more sense to me so that paper work would not be misplaced. The small, medium, and large facilities deal with the organization of patients files differently. Some facilities have their charts organized by form numbers, chronological, report type, categories, and by most recent. (Hutcheson, Schimke, Lowe, and Allen, 2010). I believe that the organization of
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