Apr 29, 2020 The Faintest Ink: Documentation to Defend Quality Patient Care Carol Murray, RHIA, CPHRM, Senior Patient Safety Risk Manager
Complete and timely documentation of the medical record not only enhances patient care, but it also serves to strengthen your credibility if you are called upon to defend that care.
Jul 28, 2022 Defensible Medical and Dental Records Richard F. Cahill, JD, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, The Doctors Company
Patient records, which serve a critical function in healthcare delivery and routine clinical operations, can provide key evidence in the event of a professional liability action.
Dec 23, 2020 Orthopedics Case Study: The Danger of EHR Templates Robin L. Wessels, MBA, RN, Assistant Vice President, Department of Patient Safety and Risk Management, The Doctors Company
This example of an orthopedic claim involving accurate medical record documentation illustrates the importance of exercising caution when using EHR templates.
Jan 10, 2022 Management of Treatment Complications in Dentistry
When treatment complications occur, it is often how the situation is handled that determines the outcome for both the patient and the healthcare provider. These strategies can help dental professionals enhance safety and mitigate risk.
Sep 15, 2022 Resources for Advanced Practice Clinicians
We recognize the important role that advanced practice clinicians play in reducing risks and improving patient outcomes. You can count on The Doctors Company to support you with comprehensive expert resources.