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Maintaining a Legally Sound Health Record: Paper and Electronic

Some guidelines worth looking at from AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association)

The health record is the legal business record for a healthcare organization. As such, it must be maintained in a manner that follows applicable regulations, accreditation standards, professional practice standards, and legal standards. The standards may vary based on practice setting, state statutes, and applicable case law.

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45 replies on “Maintaining a Legally Sound Health Record: Paper and Electronic”

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