DQ 2 - Incident reports are never filed or mentioned in a...

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An incident report is not part of a patients record because it is information about a potentially compensable event (PCE). A PCE is an accident or a medical error that results in personal injury or loss of property. An incident report is filed with risk management in the event that a lawsuit is filed.
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Unformatted text preview: Incident reports are never filed or mentioned in a patients record. If a patient is injured the facts should be documented in the patients record. Incident reports are considered secondary information and would not be subject to release in the case of a subpoena....
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