Records Administrators and Technicians

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Records Administrators and Technicians One vital portion of the occupations of administrators and health information technicians is the keeping of records that are precise. All patients’ charts must be thorough, with every form completed and up-to-date, and this is done by medical records personnel. A Registered Health Information Technician (RHT) verifies the accuracy, completeness, and proper entry (into the computer system) of records. This makes sure that all records are up to the level of quality required. The use of computer applications in scrutinizing assembled patient data helps to improve patients care and costs. Coding diagnoses and procedures is another area that RHITs handle. The coding is completed for research purpose as well as repayment. A Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) is someone who is a professional at managing patients’ medical records and health information. They assemble and analyze patient’s data, administer computer systems, and use systems for organization and medical terminology. It
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course HCA 210 taught by Professor Timbouseman during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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