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<December 2019>
St Marys Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Christmas Bake Sale
10:00 am to 12:00 pm / Tradition Mutual Centre for Wellness - 268 Maiden Lane, St Marys
Moving Forward With Stroke - Goderich
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm / Goderich: Harbor Hills Retirement Community / A drop-in support group for adult stroke survivors and caregivers!
More than 20 patients are diagnosed with diabetes every hour. ~ Statistics Canada
Around The Alliance!
Physician Recruitment in Stratford
HPHA Implementing Temporary Laboratory Adjustments
Access to Primary Care
MyChart Now Available at HPHA!
Huron Perth and Area Ready to Take the Lead in the Province’s Vision for Improving Health Care
Physiotherapy Myths Debunked!
smallTALK Hits a Significant Milestone!
Laboratory Adjustments at Clinton Public Hospital & Seaforth Community Hospital
Supporting Our Patients Through Art
Charting A Course to Success
Q & A With A Quality Assurance Lead
HPHA Recognizes Excellence at its Annual General Meeting
Putting a Face on Organ and Tissue Donation in Our Communities
Q & A with Purchasing/Inventory Support
Q & A with an Emergency Department RPN
Getting to Know our Rehabilitation Assistants
Patient Partner Profile: Laurie
The Role of Occupational Therapy in Stroke Rehabilitation
A Day in the Life of a Lactation Consultant!
New Transition Bed Program to Strengthen Mental Health Services in Huron & Perth
Notice of Service Disruption – X-ray Exams at Clinton Public Hospital
Clinton Public Hospital Emergency Department - Temporary Reduction in Hours of Operation
Diabetes: Protect Your Family!
Clinton Public Hospital Emergency Department - Temporary Reduction in Hours of Operation - Effective December 2
Holiday Donations to Our Maternal Child Program
December Blood Donor Clinics
Holiday Health Care Options
What's For Dinner Wednesday
HPHA's Facebook Protocol
HPHA's LinkedIn Page
HPHA's Twitter Protocol
Media Releases
Blood Donor Clinics
Find a Family Doctor or Nurse Practitioner
Website Feedback
2019 Pediatric Day Conference Presentations
It's All in the Data

March 25, 2019

Quality Care Through Story-telling.  Health Information Professionals (HIP) Week is March 24 - 30!

This year marks the 30th annual HIP week! This week provides an opportunity to showcase the thousands of Health Information Management (HIM) professionals who perform their duties masterfully throughout the year. This year's theme is It's All in the Data – Quality Care Through Storytelling. Health Information is more than just data – it's a shared language connecting front line caregivers to people. A language for telling the health stories of Canadians, stories that help Canadians trust in the care they receive. HIM at its core is all about maintaining the integrity and confidentiality of personal health information within four key domains of practice: Data Quality, Privacy, eHIM and Health Information Management standards. The HIM profession plays a vital role in providing quality care to Canadians!

Let's take a closer look at the important role Health Records Clerks play at HPHA!

Health Records clerks at HPHA are responsible for the accurate and timely processing of hard copy clinical records including reconciling visits, assembly, analysis, scanning and correct verification of inpatient, day surgery, ER and outpatient clinic records. Their duties also include retrieval of hard copy charts, incomplete record deficiency identification and physician notification, distribution of printed reports, records retention and destruction duties, Registration and Switchboard coverage duties, and completion of release of information requests to care providers, patients, WSIB and lawyers in accordance with PHIPA and HPHA policies.

Did you know?

In 2018, 9,782 inpatient and 95,836 outpatient records were reconciled, assembled and scanned into the electronic health record!

Some of HPHA's Health Records Clerks! L to R: Natalie, Henrietta, Terri, Carrie (Manager of Health Records), Christina and Amy.

Absent from photos: Jane and Crystal