This position is responsible for all activities that enable protected health information (PHI) to undergo processing and committal to permanent electronic storage in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR), while preserving the integrity of patient’s Legal Health Record (LHR) for future retrieval and accessibility. Responsible for prepping, scanning, and indexing of patient care documents into the Health Information Management System (HIMS) to ensure document filing accuracy and positive patient identification. Maintains a positive and professional relationship with all departments and physicians to ensure continuity and the highest quality of patient care. Able to perform multiple tasks with frequent interruptions, maintain the privacy and confidentiality of patient records, and utilize multiple hospital computer systems to perform daily tasks. Responsible for processing a wide variety of internal and external medical records requests in compliance with HIPAA and HITECH regulations, hospital policies, and state law. Interact as needed with internal customers to include but not limited to hospital staff, physicians and their offices, and other revenue cycle team members. Actively participates in department and hospital performance initiatives when needed to ensure ULH success.
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