Key Steps To Sort, Index And Hyperlink Medical Records [Infographic]

Proper medical record indexing is important to organize records efficiently. Medical records organization is crucial for attorneys to access all the information regarding the plaintiff’s injury/illness, and treatment details, for personal injury, medical malpractice, workers’ compensation and product liability cases. Attorneys need medical records need to be sorted, indexed and hyperlinked for many reasons – to extract evidences to flawlessly litigate the plaintiff’s case, to take note of the dates of the services provided, to navigate through the required records based on the number assigned to the location, to quickly identify the medical records that have the vital information which determines the fate of the case, to assess the completeness of the required documents and check whether the testimony given by the plaintiff is accurate or not, to ensure HIPAA compliance, and to easily identify any missing medical records.

Multiple medical records are required in certain cases, which include Physician Notes, Emergency Department Reports, Medication Administration Records, Diagnostic Tests and more. With proper medical records indexing, attorneys can fetch information quickly and this expedites the data extraction from the voluminous medical documents. Professional medical record review companies incorporate best indexing techniques and this helps attorneys to focus on the core competencies without investing valuable time in sorting and indexing records.

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