This update to one of the Journal’s most popular web pieces features new segments with helpful information for both HIM professionals and consumers.
This slideshow walks patients through a typical release of information request.
Switch the lens and look at the patient in a new light. That was the key message delivered by Kim Murphy-Abdouch, RHIA, MPH, FACHE, clinical assistant professor at Texas State University, in her Monday presentation “Patient Access to Personal Health Information: Regulation vs. Reality.”
If you’ve never requested your medical records from your doctor or hospital before, the process can seem complicated. However, understanding the law, the requirements, and the basic steps will ease the process.