Hcs 304 Week 5 Discussion Questions And Answers

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Week 5 Discussion Question What are the reasons for establishing a personal health record?
To keep a record of all healthcare that is created by a medical provider. This information is important for all providers that are involved in a patient’s care.
It also helps for reimbursements and if the services that were rendered were medically necessary.
A personal health record also helps a patient to keep track of his or her information to ensure that it is all accurate.

What information does the personal health record contain?
• Patients name
• Birthdate
• Blood type
• Emergency contacts
• Any known allergies
• Family history
• Date of last physical
• Dates of any major illnesses and surgeries
• Test results and
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