HCR 210 DQ 1 week 1

HCR 210 DQ 1 week 1 - standards set by the state agencies....

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HCR 210 DQ 1 week 1 Select an accreditation agency and name an area of records management that is affected by its guidelines. How does accreditation affect the practical activities of record management in hospitals? How does accreditation affect the practical activities of records managements in hospitals? How does accreditation affect the practical activities of record management in hospitals? Every state has multiple medical accreditation agencies which monitor all facets of the work done, through visual inspection, interview and monitoring bookkeeping. They each come in with knowledge of the standards that should be met. If a facility is weak in an area, let’s say housekeeping and sanitation, then the facility will be sited and need to improve their techniques of recordkeeping, work completion and anything else that doesn't meet minimum
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Unformatted text preview: standards set by the state agencies. Accreditation authorities require hospitals to maintain records in a certain way, so the practical activities of record management must meet those criteria. Hopefully, the accreditation process ensures that day to day record activities reflect what the hospital is doing accurately, timely, meeting all legal and regulatory requirements. Records during accreditation should be pulled and examined randomly, and audited, to ensure that this is happening. The bulk of the records will be patient records, but many others will be examined: equipment calibration and maintenance records, program compliance records such as infectious disease program records, training records, staff certification records, and on and on....
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