Electronic Health Records CEHRS Certification
The Certified Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) is responsible for obtaining and documenting patient information. You can specialize in varying areas or one aspect of the electronic health records such as entry level Coders, Encoding within a hospital setting, Abstractors and/or Coding Specialist, HIPAA Compliance Officers, and HIM (Health Information Managers). The duties will vary with size and specialty of the facility. Students will master the skills to take the certification exam for CEHRS, Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist. Test consists of the following topics: Medical errors, government health initiatives, medical records, doctor’s office responsibilities, patient flow, E.H.R. (Electronic Health Records)
One of the most important tasks in the practice of medicine is managing information. Whether it’s about a patient or about the latest developments in treating disease.
An Electronic Health Record is a computerized lifelong healthcare record for an individual that incorporates data from all sources that provide treatment for an individual.
The days of paper files are coming to an end, jump on board this growing field.
- Introduction to Electronic Health Records
- Transitioning to an Electronic Health Record
- The Need for Clinical Electronic Health Records in the Physician Office
- Electronic Health Records in the Hospital