You are the Health Information Manager at a 300 bed hospital (Curtin Hospital). Curtin Hospital have decided to commence scanning of forms as opposed to a paper based medical record. The Chief Executive Officer- Amanda See Toh, has requested a report on considerations relating to the scanned record. She wishes to know how the scanned record will be managed and the standards or legislation that are required to be followed.
In the report you will need to address:
2: Background information
4: Discussion-in relation to the existing system (what currently occurs with the paper based form or information).
5: Discussion of new standards in relation to the management of electronic patient information (how does the electronic data standard AS2828.2 differ from the paper based standard AS2828.1).
6: Discussion of how the transition to an electronic scanned record will be managed.
7: Other requirements taken into consideration-i.e. inclusion of information on the form i.e. bar coding, form numbering (in line with the AS2828.2).