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MH0041 – Hospital Organization, Operations and Planning

MH0041 – Hospital Organization, Operations and Planning

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HOSPITAL ORGANIZATION, OPERATIONS ANDPLANNING
Q1a. Define Medical records?
Solution- 
A
medical record
,
health record
, or 
medical chart
is a systematic documentation of a patient's individualmedical historyandcare.The term 'Medical record' is used both for  the physical folder for each individual patient and for the body of information whichcomprises the total of each patient's health history. Medical records are intensely personal documents and there are manyethicalandlegalissues surrounding them such as the degree of third-party access and appropriate storage and disposal. Althoughmedical records are traditionally compiled and stored by health care providers,personalhealth recordsmaintained by individual patients have become more popular in recentyears.Structure of a Medical Record* Name, birth date, residence and emergency contact* Sex, Blood type* Date of last physical examination* Dates and results of tests and screenings* Major illnesses and surgeries, with dates* List of medication, dosages and duration of prescription* Any allergies* Any chronic diseases* Any history of illnesses in the family
b. Enumerate the functions of the medical recordsdepartment?
Solution-
In brief the major and important ones are:1.Computerised new and revisit registration of ambulatory care (OPD) patient(between 8.00 AM –11.00 AM) & collection of annual fee/ duplicate card feeunder token and display system.2.Computerised new and revisit registration of emergency care patient (round theclock service) & collection of annual fee/duplicate card fee.3.Issue of health care clinical notes to various ambulatory care (OPD) clinics.4.Pasting of various types of reports in the respective ambulatory care-healthrecord charts (OPD file)5.Providing case summary of Medico-Legal cases to police authorities & patientson written request.
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RD
SEM), SUBJECT CODE-MH0041, SET-2Page
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6.Providing medical information to insurance agency on prescribed form of insurance company on written request by deceased nominee/insuranceauthorities.7.Collection of various investigations/tests charges etc. and issue of receipt at boththe counters, emergency (round the clock) and at fee section of OPD from8.00AM to 12.30 PM.8.Round the clock admission registration, documentation, security collection at theemergency and issue gate passes.9.Round the clock discharge of patients at the emergency counter, securityadjustment/ refund services.10.Providing information and guidance to patients, attendants and visitors.11.Compiling statistics of various data & services.12.Issue of health record charts to faculty members, administrative authorities for various purposes.13.Medical records department and management is the CUSTODIAN of ambulatory, emergency and in–patient care health record charts, includingMedico-Legal and death cases etc.
c. Draw the Organizational Structure of a medical recordsdepartment?
Solution-a.The First Axis: Specifications of a Health InformationManagement Division
The Health Information Management Division is responsible for integrating all hospitalinformation resources and providing comprehensive, integrated health informationmanagement services in line with the goals of the hospital.This division consists of three organizational departments:
1.
a
medical library department
, mainly responsible for preserving, maintaining,and providing information services related to library information resources
2.
an
information technology department
, mainly responsible for carrying outinformation and communication technology (ICT) affairs for hospitals
3.
a
healthcare information management department
, mainly responsible for  providing medical records and healthcare information management services
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RD
SEM), SUBJECT CODE-MH0041, SET-2Page
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HOSPITAL ORGANIZATION, OPERATIONS ANDPLANNING
All these departments are to be organized under the direction of a new top manager known as the health information manager. The health information manager's activitiesinclude those related to information resource integration, information strategic planning,development and coordination of policies and procedures for information technology,and information management.In order to coordinate the work of the Health Information Management Division withthe appropriate establishments related to clinical and nonclinical hospital affairs, thehealth information manager will be under direct supervision of the hospital presidentwith an indirect relationship with the hospital manager.The organizational structure of the Health Information Management Division suggestedfor 
b.The Second Axis: Specifications of a Healthcare InformationManagement Department
Since many inappropriate names are used to designate MRDs in Iran, and consideringthe goals and functions of this department as well as the philosophy of organizationalrestructuring, the name of this department in hospitals in Iran should be changed toHealthcare Information Management Department. In addition, according to the firstaxis, as described above, this department should be in the Health InformationManagement Division, under the direction of the health information manager.
c.The Third Axis: Functions of the Healthcare InformationManagement Department
According to the House of Delegates of AHIMA, HIM is a profession that focuses onhealthcare data and the management of healthcare information resources. HIM professionals collect, integrate, and analyze primary and secondary healthcare data, anddisseminate information and manage information resources related to research, planning, provision, and evaluation of healthcare services. The functions of theHealthcare Information Management Department therefore include those related tohealthcare data/information gathering, processing, and distribution, as follows:1.Healthcare data/information gathering
Cooperation with form designing committee for designing informationform
Data/information quality analysis2.Healthcare data/information processing
Data/information organizing
Data/information classifying (coding)
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RD
SEM), SUBJECT CODE-MH0041, SET-2Page
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