The Medical Records Director's Handbook, Global Edition, is a comprehensive resource that gives health information management professionals the practical guidance they need to succeed. Whether you are a new medical records director or a veteran director, this is an essential resource. This book draws on the experience of seasoned medical records expert Jean S. Clark, RHIA, and includes topics such as: Process improvement and quality assurance Ongoing records review and auditing Coding productivity and quality Managing transcription staff and processes Implementing electronic health records Sample forms, policies, and job descriptions Confidentiality, privacy, and security of medical records Compliance with Joint Commission International Case studies The problem-solving strategies in The Medical Records Director's Handbook, Global Edition, apply primarily to acute care settings; however professionals in ambulatory care, long-term care, and other settings will find this advice helpful and practical.Whenever you are called on to be your organization's champion of patient care records and documentation, you'll find the guidance you need in The Medical Records Director's Handbook, Global Edition.
The Medical Records Director's Handbook, Global Edition, features a foreword by Sharon Myers, RN, MSN/MSB, CPHQ, FAIHQ, CPHRM, an expert with more than 15 years of international experience. She is the director of quality management at King Abdulaziz Medical City in Jedda, Saudi Arabia, and serves as a consultant to the Central Board for Accreditation of Healthcare Institutions in Saudi Arabia.