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On-Demand Webinar

Are Medical Errors Really The Third Leading Cause of Death in America? (1 ML)


Education:
All Education |  Member Benefits
CEC Category:
Medicolegal
Duration:
1 Hour 08 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video


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Description

  • Attendee will learn how medical errors are defined.
  • Attendee will learn how a medical error may or may not be identified as a cause of death.
  • Attendee will learn issues that prevent the reporting of medical errors.
  • Attendee will learn specific steps to take as healthcare documentation specialists in reporting potential medical errors.
  • Attendee will learn tips for avoiding medical errors in your own care.

Bio: Linda Best worked in a multihospital healthcare system in upstate New York for 23 years managing numerous departments including medical records, discharge planning, utilization review, and registration.  After leaving hospital administration, she became chief operating officer for a medical transcription company serving 125 accounts with 1,500 clinicians producing more than a million lines per month.  Linda retired after 14 years and now serves on the board of directors of United Health Services Hospitals and UHS Home Care.  She is Vice President of Tyrrell Software, LLC, providing subject matter expertise and customer support for TQAudit, a healthcare documentation quality management system.

 

CEC: 1 Medicolegal (ML)

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