medical records


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

medical records

pl n
(Medicine) med written information about a person's health during their life to date
References in periodicals archive ?
The typical hospital of medium size will have more than one coder, the hospital has a software package that does DRG grouping, the medical records director may be the only registered record administrator (RRA), and accounting bills out the DRGs.
Problem-oriented or source-oriented medical records - which are better?
With electronic medical records, we will have medical records that are always legible and have uniform content and format.
Due to the emergence of electronic medical records (EMRs) and continuous speech recognition (CSR) technologies that allow the spoken voice to be translated into computerized text, many forget that medical record documentation and the corresponding issues are not an invention of modern times.
To Provide Medical Records Service To LKMC For The Period Of July I, 2014 Through June 30, 2015 ; Quarterly CQI/QA Activity Reports ; Emergency II Stat II Requests For Medical Records ; Routine Request For Medical Records ; Annual Certified Destruction Of Eligible Medical Records To Include Medical Record Destruction Charges ; Off Site Physical Storage Charge For Stored Medical Records Per Linear Foot ; Electronic Storage Charge ; Routine Requests For Medical Records Chart To Be Returned To LKMC ; Request For Return Of Medical Records Electronic ; Request For Pictures Scanned From Chart
Medical records should be attended by authorized personnel at all times and never left unattended.
The researchers concluded that post-discharge patient surveys and medical record review are complementary ways to detect adverse hospital events that jeopardize patient safety.
At hospitals, we reviewed medical records to identify suspected botulism cases among patients diagnosed with neurologic syndromes from 1996 to 2002.
According to research firm Harris Interactive, the major causes of medical errors include multiple physicians treating the same patient without all having access to all the patient's medical records and with each storing different, incomplete medical records in different places.

Full browser ?