More LTC Resources Available Online
The online version of the January practice brief “EHR Adoption in LTC and the HIM Value” includes four appendixes offering long-term care facilities additional resources.
Appendix A lists the HIM professional’s roles and functions in the long-term care environment. Appendix B provides a questionnaire facilities can use when examining and testing different EHR systems. Appendix C describes the HIM professional’s responsibilities as privacy officer in LTC, and appendix D outlines the HIM professional’s role as compliance officer.