Summary- Accurate and complete records are the most powerful sources of quality patient care and provide the basis for the history of the patient clinical relationship. The patient record is also the foundation for your defense should your reputation be called into question. However, insufficient documentation practices is often uncovered while defending doctors against state board actions and malpractice lawsuits. Due to deficiencies in your documentation, your defense can falter and put your reputation at risk. In this lecture we discuss the importance of implementing a high quality documentation process that accurately represents your relationship with the patient.
Review basic documentation standards
Discuss the role your documentation plays in maintaining your patient relationship
Discuss the role your documentation plays in defending you against allegations
Discuss a process you can implement to ensure high quality documentation practices
Discuss a process to hold your team accountable for high quality documentation practices
Duration: 60 Min
CE Awarded: 1 Hour AGD PACE CE Lecture
AGD PACE Code: 550 Practice Management and Human Resources
Class Method: Zoom Webinar Online
Dentist Secure Labs LLC
Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.
02/28/2021 to 02/28/2023 Provider ID# 389654
Conflict of Interest Statement- Cary Smith is Founder and CEO of Practice Secure LLC and Done Desk LLC. Both entities provide risk management solutions to medical offices. Cary’s ownership of these entities do not commercially influence the academic goals of this risk management program.