What is it like to be a medical records technician?

Answer A medical record is a legal document outlining each patient's care for current and future treatment. A medical record, or health information, technician works with the legal, technical and medical ... Read More »

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How to Train for a Medical Records Technician?

Medical records technicians are responsible for managing and organizing healthcare information. They ensure the information is accurate and high quality. As of 2008, job growth for these profession... Read More »

Does HIPAA protect the right to access medical records even if the medical bill has not been paid In other words can a medical provider deny access to your own medical records if you owe money?

HIPAA allows patient access to their own medical record, with very few exceptions. Failure to pay the bill is NOT one of those exceptions.Added: HIPAA restricts and prevents the dissemination of yo... Read More »

What do electronic medical records look like?

The term "electronic medical record" (EMR) refers to a collection of data related to a patient's health information. It is a digitally formatted medical record. Health care providers use the EMR ... Read More »

What is the difference between a health records administrator&a health records technician?

Health records technicians and health records administrators work in the organization and management of patient information; however, technicians have fewer educational requirements, fewer manageri... Read More »