Providence Holy Cross Database Analysis

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Department Organization- The HIM department at Providence Holy Cross has a total of 34 employees which include 4 RHIT’s, 2 RHIA’s, 4 outpatient medical coders per-diem, 6 inpatient medical coders, and 2 clinical data specialist. The CDS is the liaison between clinical and physician record their role is to improve the physician documentation for accurate coding. The HIM department uses the terminal digit filing system, each patient receives a unique unit record number that follows them each patient visit adds to that record. The chart format is tabular charting the unit record is sorted by intervention. Chart tracking for the paper record is tracked by color coded index tabs. Chart deficiencies are tracked online using MEDITECH software, MEDITECH is one of the lending software vendors in health informatics industry. Health Record-…show more content…
It will contain entries entered by authorized persons. Currently Providence Holy Cross is in transition from paper to the electronic health record system 50% of the record is still paper. A high volume of the record is computer generated. Physician records are still paper-based. Transition from paper to the electronic health record began April of 2007 beginning with nursing, medical transcription, ancillary, dietary and then case management. The EHR system is MEDITECH, 3M encoder is the coding software which is attached to the MEDITECH system. The EHR is designed to match the paper

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