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What is the primary purpose of the health record?

 

Patient care and reimbursement for individual encounters

 

What tool is used to make seeing trends in a populations of patients easier?

 

Databases.

 

The data is extracted from individual records and entered into databases.
What two purposes may the data in databases be used for?

 

1. Used in facility-specific or population-based registry for research and improvement in patient care.

 

2. May be reported to the state and become part of state- and federal-level databases used to set health policy and improve healthcare.
What association requires trauma centers to maintain a trauma registry?

 

American College of Surgeons