Allows random access for retrieval of documents
Can be viewed by more than one person at a time
Can be viewed from locations remote from the HIM department
Is a paperless system
Chart deficiency system
Chart tracking system
None of the above
Are maintained separately from the health record.
Are not part of the legal health record.
Are received by the HIM department and added to the health record after it has been processed.
Incomplete record file
Remote storage file.
Serial numbering system
Unit numbering system
Straight numerical filing system
Middle-digit filing system
Checking that all forms contain 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 authentication have signatures
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.
Keystrokes should be minimized by using pop-up menus.
Electronic forms should use completeness checks.
Electronic forms should use radio buttons for multiple selections of items.
Electronic forms should use text boxes to enter text.
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
Release of information
All of the above
Advances in technology
Implementation of new clinical coding system
Evolution of the EHR
All of the above
Elements of performance.
Ad hoc reports