Unit IV Essay
For this assignment, you will be writing an essay on the scenario below.
You were recently hired on at Mercy Me Hospital as a medical administrator. During your first week of onboarding, you are brought up to speed on the hospital’s procedures and policies and are assigned your first major project. You will be responsible for assisting with the transition to an electronic system.
In your essay, you must include the information below.
Describe why electronic filing systems are the more suitable option. Provide specific examples of why this method is more efficient.
Articulate the steps you would take for effective medical records retention, storage, and destruction procedures upon the implementation of this system.
Explain the major differences between the three medical record organization systems. Based on what you learned in this unit and in the readings, which record organizational system do you believe will be the easiest to transition to the new filing system? Provide rationale.
Outline steps that you can take during an audit to help detect errors.
Your essay must be at least one page in length, not counting the title page or reference page. You must use at least two sources for this essay. One resource must be found in the CSU Online Library, and the other may be your textbook. All sources used must have proper citations. Your essay, including all references, will be formatted in APA style.