What is summarization in medical terms?
Summarization in medical terms refers to a process where the complex and arduous amount of medical records are made easier to read by summarizing them and highlighting the important information for easy reference. Summarization in medical terms brings out a clear, chronological, and fact-based report of the course of the treatment. These reports contain everything right from the EHS report to the discharge summary, including but not limited to initial diagnosis, surgery notes, nurses’ notes, test results, medication prescribed, and final diagnosis and prognosis.
The patients or their families used summarization in medical terms or the medical summary report to understand the treatment process, pursue insurance claims, or file medical malpractice claims if the need arises.