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Report on the 12th Australian Conference on Medical Records

Report on the 12th Australian Conference on Medical Records Report on the 12th Australian Conference on Medical Records Janelle Byrne, Carmel Cheney, Megan Law, Cathy Muratore, Suzanne Rae, Margaret White Photographs by Suzanne Rae re cord quality and availability, and hence they would ~ fJloJ,{e~iilt epe~tk have little t im e available to as sist re searchers. However WELCOMES at t h e end of thi s phase , re searchers would have the be st AUSTRALIAN MEDICAL RECORDS . . . records with which t o work. Continuing the theme , a paper was presented on behalf of Mrs. Janeen Cook RRA , Com p ut er Systems Consultant, Baxter Travenol, Rhode Island, entitled The Impa ct of DRGs in Hospital M edical Record Department s in the United States . Mrs. Cook outlin ed the change in purpose of data collection over the years, from coding for research via manual indices to abstra cting as an on-line fun ction for t h e purpo se of reimbursement. MRAs ha ve therefore been required t o increase the quality of cla s sification, medical knowledge in inter­ pretation of record content, and financial and cost Welcom e! accounting knowledge. Mrs Cook spoke of the current trend of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Australian Medical Record Journal SAGE

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Publisher
SAGE
Copyright
© 1987 Health Information Management Association of Australia Limited
ISSN
0817-3907
eISSN
1833-3575
DOI
10.1177/183335838701700407
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Abstract

Report on the 12th Australian Conference on Medical Records Janelle Byrne, Carmel Cheney, Megan Law, Cathy Muratore, Suzanne Rae, Margaret White Photographs by Suzanne Rae re cord quality and availability, and hence they would ~ fJloJ,{e~iilt epe~tk have little t im e available to as sist re searchers. However WELCOMES at t h e end of thi s phase , re searchers would have the be st AUSTRALIAN MEDICAL RECORDS . . . records with which t o work. Continuing the theme , a paper was presented on behalf of Mrs. Janeen Cook RRA , Com p ut er Systems Consultant, Baxter Travenol, Rhode Island, entitled The Impa ct of DRGs in Hospital M edical Record Department s in the United States . Mrs. Cook outlin ed the change in purpose of data collection over the years, from coding for research via manual indices to abstra cting as an on-line fun ction for t h e purpo se of reimbursement. MRAs ha ve therefore been required t o increase the quality of cla s sification, medical knowledge in inter­ pretation of record content, and financial and cost Welcom e! accounting knowledge. Mrs Cook spoke of the current trend of

Journal

Australian Medical Record JournalSAGE

Published: Dec 1, 1987

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