Three Basic Goals for The Chart Review

03 July 2012 / Chart Reviews / Comments Off on Three Basic Goals for The Chart Review

Medical document review holds three basic goals.

The first goal is an overview of what evaluations, diagnoses, physical exams, and response to treatments have been documented.

Next, is an opportunity to review the diagnostic work up.

Finally, critical pieces of information are gathered to help support the opinions and conclusions I will draw in the discussion of the report. These are the essential functions of the chart view.

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