Describe the process for entering the patient’s information in the Electronic Health Record
You just accepted a role as medical administrator at a podiatrist medical office. There are many responsibilities associated with this position including managing the office, patient registration, insurance verification/referrals, and scheduling following up appointments. As you navigate through your first day at work, the waiting room is full and a patient with a severe foot infection is seeking treatment without an appointment. As part of your new position and responsibilities, you will be required to review, assess, and participate in all medical administrative duties that will support this patient.
As the new medical administrator, you have will complete an encounter form of the new patient with a severe foot infection.
Complete the steps below:
Patients Information in EHR System
Describe the process for entering the patient’s information in the Electronic Health Record. Summarize the importance of this process being accurate
Outline the steps for following-up with the patient after their appointment
Identify Patient Waiting Room Improvements
Outline improvements that should be made to the waiting room that help assist the patients
Describe Patient Relation Improvement Techniques and Policy Creation
Summarize the policies the office should have for patient’s without appointments, managing patients’ wait time, and registering patients
Various systems of capturing patient information by EHR are available. One of them is the use of a patient portal where patients are allowed to enter their information into the system on their own. However, important information may need to be entered by a specialist. When entering information into the system…………………