Top Ten Tips for Managing EMR Documentation During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Learn how to respond to this rapidly developing area of health care law.
The COVID-19 pandemic finds hospitals overwhelmed and staff feeling pushed to their limits. This added stress could also find the documentation of electronic medical records being sub-par as a result of rushed and error-prone entries. With the recent trends in health care provider litigation and medical malpractice, there is greater scrutiny placed on the EMR record and legal immunity should not be expected for claims during the pandemic. This white paper reviews ten best practices for managing documentation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shareholder in the office of Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin
Practice emphasizes 20 years' representation of hospitals and health care systems in medical professional liability claims
Conducts regular seminars and workshops on numerous medical malpractice, professional liability and electronic medical records issues
Author of several publications related to the areas of medical malpractice, professional liability and electronic medical records issues and wrote the ThomsonReuters book, Electronic Medical Records and Litigation
Past president, Pennsylvania Defense Institute; president, Pennsylvania Association for Healthcare Risk Management; ASHRM; DRI; CLM
J.D. degree, Roger Williams University School of Law; B.A. degree, cum laude, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania