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  • ​I have seen an administrative policy for the entire facility with subcategories/ownership by each subsequent department. The overarching policy usually has either IT or Legal/Compliance owning. It may depend on if this is facility down or IT systems ...

  • ​We have this situation as well with our ER physicians, and this can also come up in the event of a physician's death.  Our procedure is after attempts have been made to have the physician complete the records, we submit them to the CQI committee where ...

  • ​Look at Medicare 482.58, special requirements for hospitals providing Swingbed Services.  They outline what is required.  Basically an admission H&P can be documentation from one hospital to another for Swingbed services, but there must be documentation ...

  • Can anyone share any regulations, policies, or other pertinent information regarding physician documentation for a swing bed patient? We had a patient discharged with only the H&P in the chart for an 8 day stay. My previous supervisor told me that ...

  • ​Who owns the Downtime Procedure at your hospital?  HIM, Informatics, Medical Staff? Do you have a separate policy for each department or one for the facility as a whole? Are you willing to share your hospitals policy? ------------------------------ ...

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    2018 Privacy, Cybersecurity and Information Governance Institute will be held September 22, 2018 - September 23, 2018.
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