Health Information Technologies and Processes

Telehealth Visits

Lori L. Richter, Healthcare Management,Leadership,RHIA,CHPS,MA,CPHI25 days ago

Laurie A. Peters, RHIA,CHPS,CCS22 days ago

Glenda Rakes, Health Informatics and Information Management,Heal14 days ago

  • 1.  Telehealth Visits

    Posted 26 days ago
    When telehealth visits occur; where in the electronic medical records are the results of these visits typically placed?

    Thanks.

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    Chris Ordonia, MPH, RHIA, CPHQ
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  • 2.  RE: Telehealth Visits

    Posted 25 days ago
    Good morning. AHIMA added a special update for COVID 19 News and Resources, which includes telehealth. I will attach the link for you here for ease of review. https://journal.ahima.org/ahima-special-update-telehealth-and-relaxed-hipaa-enforcement-during-covid-19/

    As it noted in the AHIMA special update and I'd like to point out... "Educate staff that virtual care/telehealth visits are not only a conversation-they are documented episodes of care that require the same clinical documentation processes as seeing a patient in a traditional care setting."

    Good luck, let us know if any more specific questions!

    Co-Chair - AHIMA Data Use, Governance and EHR Structure Practice Council


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    Lori Richter
    Ehr Compliance, System Director
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  • 3.  RE: Telehealth Visits

    Posted 22 days ago

    Thanks Lori!

     

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    Laurie Peters
    HIE Client Director

    m 701 390 3310
    e lauriep@orionhealth.com

    Evans Office Complex, Building B, Suite -100, 7350 East Evans Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85260

     

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  • 4.  RE: Telehealth Visits

    Posted 14 days ago
    Thank you Lori for providing the link.

    Our telehealth documentation is stored in the same area as our regular provider documentation. The only difference in a telehealth account vs an in-person account is the registration type is listed as telehealth and our providers are required to add to their note that the visit was conducted via telehealth and if the visit was phone only or through our secured video conference portal.

    Thanks,

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    Glenda Rakes MHIIM, RHIA
    HIM Director/Privacy Officer
    Northern Montana Health Care
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