Medicine has entered the digital age! Understanding and using electronic records can be a daunting task, hampered by jargon, abbreviations, unfamiliar words and various digital formats. Professor Sam Hodge is back on the dais with his unmatched energy, graphics-intense format and entertaining delivery to guide you to case clarifying sense.
* Re-organizing medical records to make litigation sense
* How to understand electronic medical records and determine if they have been altered
* Common medication and medical records errors
* Spoliation, peer review, HIPAA mandates, and the crossroad of medical and legal ethics
* Novel court cases on medical records and tips on conducting medical research
* Practice tips and litigation references every step of the way
* Ethical use of electronic health data
* How to obtain and pay for medical records at a fraction of the costs
Medical and Legal Ethics
• The intersection of law and medicine
• Medical record protections
• Disclosure of private health information
The Changing Nature of Medical Records in View of Federal and State Mandates
• The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Obtaining Medical Records and Understanding Them
• Cutting through the red tape
• Obtaining records at a fraction of the cost
• Drug administration and e-prescriptions
Understanding Medical Terminology
• Understanding medical jargon and abbreviations
• Common mistakes made in recording and reading of abbreviations and diagnostic procedures
• Sam’s personal tips for understanding medical records
Types of Medical Records
• Medical record organization
• Emergency room record
• The admissions process
• Classifications of surgery
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Recorded live in February, 2018.