bajaleni's version from 2015-07-14 17:05
SectionWhat 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?
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