Medical Record Review Can Help Your Medical Practice

Tulsa, Oklahoma (PressExposure) March 09, 2011 -- Medical record review support can help your medical practice and this article tells you how. Providers of these support services provide chronological and efficient organization of important medical documents such as physician's notes, discharge summaries, emergency room records, laboratory reports, admission summaries, consultation reports, and operating room records. Medical record review is useful in utilization and compensation disputes in that it documents the services provided, and helps to prove whether they were necessary or not.

Steps in the Medical Record Review Support Process

The various steps involved in the record review support for medical practices are outlined below:
• Identification of the elements of the medical record
• Retrieval of patient medical record data
• Collection, capture, and sorting of information according to category
• Capture of information such as demographic characteristics, diagnostic procedures, treatment, therapy notes, and medical care provided
• Tabulation of information and arrangement in a user-friendly format
• Enumeration of all executed objective tests
• Listing of reviewed documents and all records
• Quantification of outcome assessment study and range of motion
• Deciphering and summarizing medical records

These support services are thus a great help when it comes to legal issues involving illness, and pharmaceutical and medical products, incidents involving toxic substances, pedestrian accidents, commercial and industrial accidents, commercial vehicle cases, multiple trauma, and sports injuries. Medical record review support services help verify if the medical services provided met all the expected standards of healthcare, as well as the validity of procedural and diagnostic data.

Advantages of Outsourced Medical Record Review Support

The various advantages of outsourced review support for the healthcare industry are as follows:

• Information is reviewed for completeness, compliance, and precision
• Medical records are put into indexed and imaged electronic format appropriate for internal application/process flow
• Customized turnaround time
• Dedicated workforce to take care of the project
• Creation of chronologies and timelines
• Precise documentation of treatments provided for a particular person
• Audit trail
• Privacy of patient data
• Affordable competitive pricing

Thus, it is evident that medical record review support can definitely help your medical practice in more ways than one.

MOS Medical Record Reviews
4608, S Garnett, Suite 400,
Tulsa, OK 74146

About MOS Medical Review Company

MOS MEDICAL RECORD REVIEW COMPANY - Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Managed Outsource Solutions (MOS) is a leading business process outsourcing company in the medico-legal space, providing professional medical record review support services.

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Press Release Submitted On: March 09, 2011 at 8:13 pm
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