American Retrieval News

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

  • July 24, 2020

Medical records hold some of our most sensitive and powerful data, which means that security is of the utmost concern for both patients and covered entities. This means that there’s a delicate level of trust with businesses and their infrastructures regarding medical and personal information. Even the most minor fracture in the data infrastructure can […]

  • July 15, 2020

Medical records and HIPAA go hand-in-hand, and the rapid progress of technological advancement has only brought the two closer together. The rise of electronic health records (EHR) has sped up the transmission of health data like never before — but innovation doesn’t come without precautions. In days past, medical records were a completely paper operation […]

  • July 9, 2020

Your legal team works tirelessly to gain the advantage in your legal battles — creating a stressful and time-sensitive environment. Day in and day out, law firms are constantly moving toward achieving their goals for the practice and the clients. On top of all this — medical documentation plays a crucial role. Law firms around […]

  • June 17, 2020

Insurance companies rely on medical record retrieval. Whether it’s for managing legal liabilities, settling claims, or handling coverages — protected health information is needed to move forward. Unfortunately, the medical record retrieval process for many in-house insurance teams is fraught with setbacks, roadblocks, and issues that must be dealt with on a day-to-day basis. The […]

  • June 12, 2020

Law firms around the country utilize important medical records for their cases. Using whatever avenues they can, attorneys will exhaust every option possible to gain proper footing and win in court. Caseloads can involve a lot of moving parts, many of which require the need for multiple eyes and sets of hands. These collaborative environments […]

  • June 10, 2020

Managing insurance companies means wearing many hats. Whether it’s determining coverages, managing legal liabilities, or settling crucial claims — insurance teams are busy. For some insurance companies, medical record retrieval is another essential function of managing the claims process. However, this process is time-consuming, detail-oriented, and potentially costly for the company.  So, what are the […]

  • 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 […]