Accession Number : ADA185653

Title :   Review of the Health Records Management and Control System for Troop Medical Clinics, Fort Carson, Colorado.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis Jul 79-Aug 80,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Tuell, Henry O , III

PDF Url : ADA185653

Report Date : Aug 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 72

Abstract : This study analyzes the system of management and control of health records at a Troop Medical Clinic. The mismanagement of health records has been an ongoing problem and has a number of factors and causes involved. This study analyzes the overall system and internal subsystem to determine if the systems were poorly designed or if the design was adequate but not being properly utilized. The author identifies the problems and makes recommendations to correct the problems involved with Health Records Management. Keywords: Military medicine; Records management; Health care; Troop medical clinics; Health record management.

Descriptors :   *BIOMEDICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS, *FILES(RECORDS), *RECORDS MANAGEMENT, *HEALTH CARE FACILITIES, CLINICAL MEDICINE, COLORADO, CONTROL SYSTEMS, PATIENTS, HEALTH, MEDICINE, MILITARY MEDICINE, MILITARY PERSONNEL, OUTPATIENT CLINICS, ARMY FACILITIES, SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Information Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE