Helping Hospitals Meet the 2014 DeadlineJune 25, 2012 11:35 am Top Health News
By the year 2014, in compliance with federal law all medical records will have to be stored electronically. The benefits to this are clear and obvious to anyone at half of a brain. Records that are not recorded electronically can easily be lost, misplaced, and mis-categorized. However the advantage of having record stored electronically is that they are organized, they can be backed up, and they can be transferred from one location to another across the globe in a matter of seconds. This will obviously improve the level of medical care that individuals in hospitals around the United States, and eventually around the world will receive.In order to help meet this 2014 deadline many companies have sprang up which dedicate themselves to transferring physical records to electronic records. The question is how do you find out which one of these companies will best help your hospital, or your medical facilities make the transfer to electronic records? The best way is to do research. It would be smart to go on Google, and search for terms like medical billing consultantand see what type of information is available.