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    Advantages of Computer-Based Medical Records

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    The office manager of the physician practice office where you work has included you on a task team to assess the pros and cons of moving some of the medical record information from paper-based to computer-based systems. You have been assigned to research HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules and identify those that could impact this transition.

    Compare the relative advantages and disadvantages of computer - versus paper-based medical records.

    Identify techniques for storing and maintaining medical records.

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    Contents
    Advantages of Computer-Based Medical Records 2
    Disadvantages of Computer-Based Medical Records 2
    Advantages of Paper-Based Medical Records 2
    Disadvantages of Paper-Based Medical Records 2
    Techniques for storing and maintaining medical records 3

    Advantages of Computer-Based Medical Records
    • Enhance readability.
    • Availability - retrieval of the information is almost immediate.
    • The records are continuously updated and are available concurrently for use everywhere.
    • Information is immediately accessible at any unit workstation whenever it is needed.
    • Data quality.
    • Allows for customized views of information relevant to the needs of various specialties.
    • Accessible ...

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