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Health Information Services (formerly known as Medical Records) provides a variety of services to RMH, managing information for and about patient care
 
Record Management

  • Storing and maintaining patient records
  • Retrieving and preparing records for outpatient clinics, admissions and emergency attendances
  • Retrieving records for special requests and research
  • Destroying records according to the Public Record Office of Victoria's Disposal Schedule

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  • Typing of outpatient correspondence

Medicolegal/ FOI

  • Providing patients with copies of their records under the FOI Act
  • Providing medicolegal reports to patients, solicitors and other organisations
  • Providing subpoenaed records to court
  • Forwarding patient information to GPs, Specialists and other hospitals on request subject to provisions of privacy and health legislation

Clinical Coding and Data

  • Coding of all inpatient records using ICD-10-AM
  • Data maintenance and report for emergency, inpatients, outpatients and elective surgery information as required by the Department of Human Services
  • Notification of cancers to the Victorian Cancer Registry
  • Preparation of DRG information for unit meetings

Health Information Services
Basement, Building 1B
The Royal Melbourne Hospital
Grattan Street, Parkville Vic 3050

Telephone               9342 7359
Facsimile                  9342 8008
Department head    Rhonda Carroll, Director Information and Performance
 
Senior staff

Rhonda Carroll             Director Information and Performance            9342 7799
Pamela Williams Health Information Services Manager 9342 7357
Vacant Operations Manager 9342 7357
Melissa Mecner Coding Manager 9342 7106

 

 


 

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