week3assignhcr220 - The patient intake process takes longer...

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The patient intake process takes longer than it should and needs to move more efficiently for patients and medical staff. When a patient enters a clinic or facility there is important medical information to be filled out at the desk when the patient checks in. Preregistration and scheduling information along with the patient and insurance information needs to be entered manually into the facilities system. If the patient has been there in the last three years he or she should already be an established patient and have to update any changes in information that have happened. All information needs to be fully updated and put into patient files in a timely manner if this is not done properly problems can arise in a paper system. One improvement is to change a paper-based system to an electronic, this will speed intake of patients up and also make it easier to work with patient files. The way most clinics or facilities work, there are papers to fill out when the patient arrives and the in takers have to put the information into the patient file. Every time a patient returns, the staff has to sort through the files to find the correct one. Once the information is found, the physician has to receive the
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