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medical

1. of or relating to the science of medicine or to the treatment of patients by drugs, etc., as opposed to surgery
2. a less common word for medicinal
3. Informal a medical examination
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My review of medical records directs me to question nursing procedures, anesthesia and surgical procedures or complications, credentialing and recredentialing decisions, admission and discharge orders or workups, and lack of support from the chief-of staff or chair of the CQI committee in implementing meaningful changes to improve patient care.
This exercise can be humbling and serve as a stimulus to improve the way medical records are organized and kept.
With electronic medical records, the potential is there for feedback to be concurrent.
Electronic medical records were developed with the goal of creating an easily accessible, streamlined method of providing quality care among various health care providers.
Montgomery healthcare professionals must take extra precaution when storing medical records and patient information.
Medical records were available for 83 of the reported 173 patients from the 1994 outbreak.
military in the past three years, and we believe that we can put that experience to good use in this portable medical records application," he said.
The new doctrine of federal regulatory permission gives over 600,000 "covered entities" and their innumerable business associates the right to access every American's cradle-to-grave medical records without consent, without notice and without recourse.
In the past, the discharge planner would make a copy of the patient's medical record and fax it to the SNF--not a time-efficient task for someone who, more often than not, has a master's degree.
When reports about the woman's death were forwarded to the state Health Department, the home's director of nursing instructed assistants to white out key elements of the woman's medical records, it was reported.

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