• Documentation Errors Related to Abbreviations
    dealing with medical information and a person's life, accurate and understandable written or computerized documentation is of utmost importance. Eliminating abbreviations can reduce errors because this would require that all words be spelled out. Many abbreviations are very similar thus increasing...
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  • Medical Terminology in the Workforce
    explain the importance of writing legible when using approved abbreviations. The JACHO has come up with a do use list. (www.jointcommission.org/PatientSafety/DonNotUseList). Medical professionals should use abbreviations and acronyms only when the healthcare professional really needs them.   As...
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  • Research Project
    cause of medication or other life-threatening errors. • When dealing with medical information and a person's life, accurate and understandable written or computerized documentation is of utmost importance. • Eliminating abbreviations can reduce errors because this would...
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  • The Nightingale Hospital Next Joint Commission Inspection.
    related to Information Management and Record of Care, Treatment, and Services, in particular:  A utilization of standardized terminology, definitions and abbreviations, as described in Joint Commission Accreditation Standard IM.02.02.01  Maintenance of complete and accurate medical records for each...
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  • Defenitions
    important role. The medical terms AMR, CMR, CMS, CMS-1500, CPT, DRG, EOR, HL7, ICD-9, UB-92 will be reviewed and the importance of each term will be discussed. AMR The abbreviation AMR stands for automated medical records. An automated medical record is an important part of a health care...
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  • Definition of Terms
    international standards, along with others used at the national, region, or local health care delivery systems ("The Importance Of Clinical Terminologies", 2013). The following are the common abbreviations and terms that are used in Health Services: 1. AMR (Automated Medical Record) is a computer-based...
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  • Improving Patient Safety by Adopting Ahese Few Simple Strategies
    Call now 888-357-3226 (Toll Free) http://www.medicalbillersandcoders.com End to End Medical Billing Solutions Improving Patient Safety by Adopting Ahese Few Simple Strategies Ensuring patient safety has always been the primary goal of practices and other healthcare facilities. In...
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  • Compliance Status of Nightingale Community Hospital: Information Management
    patient. The process of Information Management starts with this standard being met. 2) RC.01.01.01 – This standard ensure the hospital maintains complete and accurate medical records for each patient. This standard carries over importance from the previous mentioned standard. This ties into Information...
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  • Creative
    Introduction This essay aims to focus on record keeping. It will briefly discuss the Nursing and Midwifery Council (2009) guidance for nurse's and midwives and the importance of good record keeping in the health care setting. This literature will also discuss four of these principles. The first...
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  • Healthcare Reimbursement
    the same, or have similar spelling (Medetrac.com, 2010-2012); in addition, the dictionaries would present what common abbreviations to use, and not use, in medical orders (Medetrac.com, 2010-2012). This is useful because it would eliminate primary mistakes on the reports. Medical dictionaries is a...
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  • Nurse
    Week 3 SCENARIO This week is quite challenging for me since I have not been accustom to stay up awake at night. It has been a week of NOC duty at unit II nursing station. This ward includes surgical ward, OB ward, male medical ward, isolation room at some private rooms. I have been assigned more...
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  • Aft2 Task 4
    Responsibilities of the Individuals Transplant Safety Waived Testing Non- Compliant Environment of Care Leadership Life Safety Medication Management Medical Staff National Patient Safety Goals Nursing Provision of Care, Treatment, and Services Record of Care, Treatment, and Services...
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  • End of life care
    helpful in that all the laws and statistics mentioned are true and have not changed yet. In contrast, Blank’s article would not be easily understood or interpreted by someone lacking medical or legal knowledge. There are several unknown abbreviations used that are not explained, so the reader...
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  • Data Management Across the Continuum
    the local terms used by the hospital. Errors in medical terminology, spelling, grammer, and local abbreviations caused some terms to not match the CiDD. CiDD provide data definition which leads to standardization. The success of the mapping process does not equal the importance or neccessity...
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  • Understanding Medical Assistant Practice Liability Issues
    patient’s demographic and basic information about certain conditions , use medical terminology and accepted charting abbreviations, escort patients to exam room and prepare them for an exam, convey clinical information on behalf of the physician, and so on and so forth. But there are certain duties...
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  • Operations /Management
    behind or move ahead of schedule, which could ultimately lead to a modification of the project management plan. This could result in modifying the early start date. b. Importance of Early Finish (EF). The phrase early finish date (also known by the abbreviation EF) refers, on the critical...
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  • How to Recognize Fraud and Abuse in Medical Billing
    abbreviation for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. CPR is a procedure used to keep the heart pumping and oxygen flowing until emergency care arrives (Tyler, 200). First Aid is where help is given to a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is available. First Aid and CPR is very important to the...
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  • Current Issues in Quality and Safety
    the quality of care and medications administration safety. Verbal and telephone orders require verification, recording the order then reading back the order for confirmation. A list of standardize abbreviations, acronyms, symbols, and dose designation that are forbidden within the medical...
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  • Internet Research for Electronic Medical Records
    Course Project MA132 Internet Research Leah Lucas March 23, 2013 Course Project MA132 Joint Commission For this Project I chose to write about the Primary Care Medical Home Certification. This organization focuses on care coordination, access to care, and how effectively a primary care...
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  • Legalization of Voluntary Euthanasia
    poorer countries where proper medical attention is not available. The estimated mortality rate for tuberculosis in 2005 is around 60% which is about 1800 deaths worldwide. (Thomas 21) This is an incredible amount of deaths, considering that tuberculosis has a recovery rate of 83% if medical...
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