Keeping accurate records are an important part of a health information technicians and administrator’s job. Medical records personnel make sure that all patients chart are complete and that all forms are properly completed and accurate. Registered Health Information Technicians (RHIT) is health information technicians who verify their completeness, accuracy, and proper entry into computer systems to ensure the quality of medical records. They also improve patient care and costs by using computer applications to assemble and analyze patient data. RHITs also specialize in coding diagnoses and procedures in patient records for reimbursement and research. Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) are experts in managing patient health information and medical records, collecting and analyzing patient data, administering computer information systems, and using classification systems and medical terminologies. They also posses knowledge of medical, administrative, ethical and legal requirements and standards
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This note was uploaded on 08/01/2011 for the course HCA 210 taught by Professor Timbouseman during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.