Health record and the role of health information Management

As a Health Information Management (HIM) professional it is critical to have a strong understanding of your responsibilities regarding health records.


For this assignment, complete the following steps.


  1. List the nine clinical and nonclinical uses of the health record. Explain why it is important to know the different uses of the health record.
  2. Identify the HIM professional’s responsibilities as custodian of the health record.
  3. Demonstrate your knowledge of the following by writing definitions in your own words for the following terms. Your definitions should be 2-3 sentences per term.
  • Subpoena
  • Subpoena ad testificandum
  • Subpoena duces tecum
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