Risk Management and Patient Safety Conference Series - Good and Bad Medical Record Documentation: From Claims Management to Optimal Patient Care Outcomes

Homestead, FL US
October 5, 2017

Inadequate or inaccurate medical record documentation increases the risk of medical errors and legal liability. Accurate and timely medical record documentation facilitates diagnosis and treatment, communicates pertinent information to other caregivers to ensure patient safety, and supports optimal care delivery and patient outcomes. In claims management, the medical record is the only way to prove that the treatment was carried out properly. Oscar J. Cabanas, J.D., will examine the role of medical record documentation as an important medical-legal function in risk management.

Locations
Live Event at Homestead Hospital, Auditorium
Videoconference to Baptist Hospital, 5MCVI
Videoconference to West Kendall Baptist Hospital, Auditorium
WebCast

Target Audience

Medical Staff Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers , Podiatrists and Clinical Employees. 

Learning Objectives

  • Execute accurate documentation of medical necessity in patient medical records.
  • Describe the impact medical necessity documentation has on the perception of hospitals, payer and public databases for patient acuity.
  • Reduce the risk of legal liability associated with improper or incomplete maintenance of patient medical record documentation.
  • Assess system deficiencies to improve medical record documentation, delivery of care and patient outcomes.
  • Evaluate the impact of improper documentation on claims management.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Laboratory Personnel
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 2.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • 2.00 Florida Bureau of Radiation Control
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 2.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
07/18/2017
Course expires: 
11/24/2017
Event starts: 
10/05/2017 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
10/05/2017 - 8:00pm
Homestead Hospital
975 Baptist Way
Auditorium
Homestead, FL 33030
United States


Mark J. Hauser, M.D.
Vice President, Medical Affairs
Baptist Health South Florida

Oscar J. Cabanas, J.D.
Wicker Smith O'Hara McCoy & Ford P.A.
Coral Gables, Florida

Mark J. Hauser, M.D., and Oscar J. Cabanas, J.D. indicated that neither they nor their spouses/partners have relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and they will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in their presentations or discussions.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Laboratory Personnel
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 2.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • 2.00 Florida Bureau of Radiation Control
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 2.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/18/2017
Course expires: 
11/24/2017
 
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