American Retrieval News

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

  • January 20, 2021

According to the Workers Compensation Research Institute, several states have passed executive orders or laws for certain employees who contract COVID-19 that create a legal presumption of workers’ compensation coverage and make it easier to file a workers’ compensation claim. There were ten states included in the published studies from the U.S. Bureau of Labor […]

  • December 21, 2020

Insurance companies rely on medical record retrieval for claims, managing legal liabilities, and handling client coverage is all part of the process — but it requires accurate and swift medical record retrieval. There are essentially two options when it comes to record retrieval for your insurance company: Outsource to a trusted and reliable medical record […]

  • December 1, 2020

When it comes to personal injury lawsuits, medical malpractice cases are one of the most common nationwide. These cases can have a significant effect on patients — physically, mentally, emotionally, and financially. We all know that medical malpractice exists when there is a violation of the standard of care, an injury was caused by negligence, […]

  • October 6, 2020

Insurance companies nationwide are flooded with day-to-day tasks that keep operations rolling. Settling claims, managing coverages, or handling legal liabilities takes up a substantial amount of time and energy — which means other essential tasks may get pushed to the wayside. One of these crucial processes is medical record retrieval. There are three primary ways […]

  • September 10, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted how many businesses operate and approach their day to day tasks. While these troubling times are continuing to issue new challenges and difficulties every day, they don’t need to impact your medical record retrieval. Law firms and insurance companies rely on protected health information for their cases and claims, and […]

  • September 8, 2020

Law firms rely on medical record retrieval, especially for personal injury cases. While many legal practices leave their medical record retrieval in the hands of paralegals, it’s not always the best use of their resources — or their budget. That’s why so many attorneys choose to outsource their efforts to a dedicated medical record retrieval […]

  • August 25, 2020

Law firms are not only fighting cases but also time. One of the biggest challenges for legal teams is their busy schedules, making every task an essential piece of the time management puzzle. One of these important pieces is medical record retrieval, a time-consuming and tedious process that busy firms struggle to keep up with. […]

  • August 14, 2020

Medical record retrieval plays an important role in managing the claims process, handling legal liabilities, and determining coverages for their customers. Thus, a lot of emphasis needs to be placed on the speed, accuracy, and efficiency of the retrieval process, which many insurance companies choose to handle in-house. While this can be a sound solution […]

  • 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 […]