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Medical Records Departments

Medical records

A chronological written account of a patient’s examination and treatment that includes the patient’s medical history and complaints, the physician’s physical findings, the results of diagnostic tests and procedures, and medications and therapeutic procedures.

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The information contained in the medical record allowshealth care providers to determine the patient’s medical history and provide informed care. The medical record serves as the central repository for planning patient care and documenting communication among patient and health care provider and professionals contributing to the patient’s care.

In addition, the individual medical record may serve as a document to educate medical students resident physicians, to provide data for internal hospital auditing quality assurance and to provide data for medical research

In addition, the individual medical record may serve as a document to educate medical students/resident physicians, to provide data for internal hospital auditing and quality assurance, and to provide data for medical research

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Digitalization of medical records

Medical records are maintained by Straight Numeric numbering system for both outpatients and inpatients. All inpatients files are fully digitalized now.

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Medical coding

Diagnostic Medical Coding is being done for all the patient medical record by using ICD-10 Procedural coding is done for all the procedures by using CPT (current procedural terminology).

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Mission statement:

As medical record professionals, we are dedicated to unfailing reliability in meeting each request and duty asked of us. We pledge to empower our staff through continuous education and upgrading of our skills and thus enhance the quality of our communication, participation and interaction with physicians and others in meeting the health information needs of this hospital and the communities it serves.

NU Hospitals has been pioneering in Nephrology, Urology and Fertility (IVF) treatment over the last 20 years. Our highly specialised experts are richly experienced in treating rare and complex conditions. It was one of the first in Karnataka to conduct a successful kidney transplantation surgery and also the first to equip Urology department with the most advanced flexible endoscopes. Having a robust team of subspecialty specific urology team at NU has significantly improved the overall success rates. Men’s Health Clinic is one of its kind in South-India dealing with Men’s Sexual and Reproductive Health. Our Male and Female Fertility (IVF) specialists comprehensively support the couples with the latest treatment and heartfelt compassion every step along the path to parenthood. At NU, every aspect of healthcare is coordinated and the entire team works together to provide exactly the care one needs. We are constantly updating the policies and collaborations to ensure that people in need are getting access to the most cutting-edge care and treatment.

Public Notice: NU Hospitals would like to inform the general public that NU Hospitals practices all organ transplants in accordance with The Transplantation of Human Organs Act 1994.
NU Hospitals do not buy or sell any organ and seriously condemn the act. NU Hospitals do not by any nature seek your personal information such as name, telephone, address or banking details for any purpose.