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Documentation, general

July/August 2013 Issue
Do You Know What Is (or Isn't) in Your Documentation? [Feature]

Leaving out key information in patient documentation can compromise quality and cost you money.


July/August 2012 Issue
How to Reduce Your Malpractice Risk [Feature]

Recognizing warning signs and documenting with care are two keys.


March/April 2012 Issue
A Nursing Home Documentation Tool for More Efficient Visits [Feature]

This one-page form can help improve care, keep visits patient-centered, and even save you some time.


July/August 2011 Issue
Structure and Synchronicity for Better Charting [Feature]

Two key characteristics will help you to ensure that your notes communicate not only what you did, but also what you were thinking.


May/June 2011 Issue
Why I Let My Patients See My Notes [Opinion]

A $1.5 million study is underway to determine whether this practice is a good idea. Spoiler alert: It is.


July/Aug 2010 Issue
Thinking on Paper: Documenting Decision Making [Feature]

The third article in our series on Medicare's documentation guidelines will help you determine whether what's on your mind is what's on the patient's record.


May/June 2010 Issue
Exam Documentation: Charting Within the Guidelines [Feature]

Yes, it's complicated, but don't make it harder than it has to be.


March/April 2010 Issue
Documenting History in Compliance With Medicare's Guidelines [Feature]

The difference between one level and the next may be no more than a word or two.


January/February 2010 Issue
The Physician Quality Reporting Initiative: Secrets to Success [Feature]

Successful reporting begins with preparation.


January/February 2010 Issue
Tools and Strategies for Improving Asthma Management [Feature]

A clear goal, staff buy-in and simple tools – such as an asthma flow sheet – can help your practice follow asthma guidelines more consistently.


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