Creating and managing a paperless health information management department.
Over the last 10 to 15 years, the health care industry has experienced dramatic changes in health care delivery, consumer needs, and demands. The medical record, a recapitulation of the care patients receive, continues to be one of the most vital components of the health care delivery system. It serves as a crucial administrative, clinical, financial, and research tool. Health information managers, striving to meet ever-changing requirements, have turned to electronic record processing to meet these changes. The following article describes one hospital's journey from a cumbersome paper environment to an electronic environment that not only resulted in improved customer service but also provided employees with renewed job satisfaction and increased skill levels.
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Greene ZB. Creating and managing a paperless health information management department. Top Health Inf Manage. 2002 Aug;23(1):26-36. PMID: 12402633.
Business Administration, Management, and Operations | Health and Medical Administration | Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods
Administration and Leadership