Maintaining Database of Patients

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Maintaining Database of Patients
06 Aug 2019

Maintaining the database of patients is integral to the growth of the healthcare sector. It enables healthcare firms to deliver quality care and safeguard patient personal information and clinical record. At MediBrandOx, we take appropriate steps to help healthcare organizations including hospitals, diagnostic centres, clinics etc. in maintaining the database of their patients. Our advanced software and technology helps you maintain all the clinical records of patients to provide them with continued care.

We help healthcare companies in storing and communicating medical information in accordance with HIPAA or Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Our patient database maintenance solution enables to protect health information as per the HIPPA guidelines. PHI or Protected Health Information under HIPAA includes

  • The name, birth date, address as well as other social security information.
  • An individual’s mental and physical health condition.
  • Care offered to patients

Information related to the payment made towards the care offered to the patient or any information that may lead to identification of that patient.

At MediBrandOx, we help healthcare firms and providers in adhering to HIPAA security rules & regulations through effective management of their patient database.

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What is PHI?

PHI or Protected Health Information, also known as personal health information essentially refers to the demographic data, medical history information, test & laboratory results, insurance information, mental health conditions as well as other information that healthcare firms/practitioners gather to identify individual patient and determine the best care and treatment plan for treating them. As per the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) 1996 healthcare providers, business associates and insurers are limited to the type of protected health information that they can gather from individual patients and further share it with other companies or even use it for marketing purpose. Healthcare organizations are also required to provide PHI to individual patients as and when they request, preferably in the electronic format.

Why do I need to maintain database of patients?