Removing health records from the storage area to allow space for more current records is called:
Which type of microfilm does not allow for a unit record to be maintained?
Which of the following is not true about document imaging?
It allows random access for retrival of documents.
It can be viewed by more than one person at a time.
It can be viewed from locatios remote from the HIM department
It is a paperless system
Which system records the location of health records removed from the filing system and documents the return of the health record?
Chart deficiency system
Chart tracking system
None of the above
"Loose" reports are health record forms that:
Are maintained separately from the health record
Are not part of the legal health record
Are recieved by the HIM department and added to the health record after it has been processed.
In a paper-based system, the completion of the chart is monitored in a special area of the HIM department called the:
Incomplete record file
Remote storage file
In which of the following systems are all encounters or patient visits kept in one folder?
Serial numbering system
Unit numbering system
Straight numerical filing system
Middle-digit filing system
Which of the following is the key to the identification and location of a patient's health record?
Which of the following numbering systems is best for maintaining the encounters of a patient together?
In which numbering system does a patient admitted to a healthcare facility on three different occasions recieve three different health record numbers?
Which of the following is not ususally a part of quantiative analysis review?
Checking that all forms contains the patient's name and health record number
Checking that all forms and reports are present
Checking that every word in the record is spelled correctly
Checking that reports requiring autentication have signatures
Which of the following is not true of good forms design for paper forms?
Every form should have a unique identification number.
Every form should have a clear, concise title
Bright colors should be used to identify forms
Paper ranging from twenty to twenty-four pounds in weight should be used for forms that will be copied, faxed, or scanned
Which of the following is not true of good forms design for electronic forms?
Keystrokes should be minimized by using pop-up menus
Electronic forms should use completeness checks
Electronic forms should use radio buttons for multiple selection of items
Electronic forms should use text boxes to enter text
Which of the following is a disadvantage of alphabetic filing?
Easy to train new personnel to file
Uneven expansion of file shelves or cabinets
Ease of creation
No reliance on an index or authority file
In healthcare organizations, what is the database that is used to locate the medical record number usually called?
Which of the following is a request from a clinical area to charge out a health record?
What would be the linear filing inch capacity for a shelving unit with 6 shelves, each measuring 36 inches?
A quantitative review of the health record for missing reports and dignatures that occurs when the patient is in the hospital is referred to as a ____ review.
A health record with deficiencies that is not complete within the timeframe specified in the medical staff rules and regulations is called a(n) ___ record.
In which department/unit does the health record typically begin?
When a hospital accredited by Joint Commission is considered to be in compliance with Medicare's Conditions of Participation, this is called:
Which of the typical HIM functions assist in monitoring and compliance of the health care facility with Joint Commission standards?
Release of information
All of the above
A functionality of the electronic health record that allows patients access to their protected health information( for example, lab results) is:
The future role of the HIM professional is expected to change due to:
Advantages in technology
Implementation of new clinical coding system
Evolution of the EHR
Specific performance expectations and/or structures and processes that provide detailed information of each Joint Commission standard are called:
Elements of performance
Ad hoc reports