American Retrieval News

Your resource for company updates, industry news, and articles from record retrieval experts.

  • April 30, 2020

It hasn’t been long since electronic medical records (EMRs) emerged and reshaped the way that healthcare data is stored and transferred. Since the days of old where medical documentation was housed in dusty filing cabinets, we’ve come a long way — with much easier access to critical patient information. It all started during the 1960s […]

  • March 24, 2020

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) pertains to more than just covered entities and healthcare companies. The HIPAA Privacy Rule was established to set national standards that protect an individual’s protected health information and personal data. The transition to electronic medical record keeping has created a need for secure systematology and methodology to […]

  • February 27, 2020

Medical records provide crucial health information for providers to accurately and effectively offer patient care. As technology progressed, so did the management of sensitive health information. While in the days of yesteryear, medical records were completed and stored on paper — the digital age revolutionized everything. Over time, electronic Protected Health Information surfaced as a […]

  • February 21, 2020

Finding the right medical record retrieval service can be a bit tricky, and with so many options to choose from, you may find yourself stuck. HIPAA guidelines and compliance standards require diligent and careful precautions for business associates that handle sensitive patient information. It’s important for any entities that complete this work in-house or choose […]

  • February 11, 2020

Insurance companies have to deal with countless roadblocks and hurdles to settle claims or manage legal liabilities. Medical record retrieval is just another cog in the mix that needs to be handled efficiently, speedily, and affordably. While many insurance companies have in-house teams for their medical record retrieval needs, many others are seeing the unique […]

  • January 17, 2020

The use of electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) requires strict compliance with HIPAA standards and regulations. Companies that work closely with medical records such as law offices and insurance companies need to be especially aware of how they handle sensitive information. A great way to ensure that your operations are in line with HIPAA guidelines […]

  • December 30, 2019
Law Firms Medical Record Retrieval Services

Law firms are constantly bombarded with new clients, cases, and copious workloads. Day in and day out, secretaries, paralegals, and attorneys work tirelessly to gain the upper hand in legal struggles. There isn’t enough time in a day to struggle with tedious work. There are so many crucial moving parts that play a significant role […]

  • November 8, 2019
HITECH Influenced Medical Record Retrieval

Technological advances have reshaped medical documentation. What was once a completely paper system is now dominated by electronic health records (EHR), leading to an entirely different approach to security. The 1960s brought about a new era of healthcare record-keeping. Clinical record systems and medical record management systems took root after academic medical centers began implementing […]

  • October 16, 2019
Reduce the Time It Takes to Get Your Medical Record

Medical records are an integral part of many prominent businesses. Law firms rely on this information for cases, and insurance companies need these records for claims. Hitting a roadblock that prevents medical records from reaching their intended destination can spell disaster. Obtaining medical information can be somewhat challenging without the right tools or processes at […]

  • October 2, 2019
Components of a Medical Record

Medical records are an essential piece of documentation that follows us throughout our lives. They are both a medical and legal document that comes with certain stipulations and rights that prevent the information from falling into the wrong hands or being unlawfully shared. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, only an […]