WK 1 DQ 1 - risk of legal judgments. Accreditation affects...

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The National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) is an independent nonprofit  organization helping to improve the quality of health care in prisons, jails, and juvenile facilities.  NCCHC covers the areas of care and treatment, administration, health records, personnel and  medical-legal issues. NCCHC has helped to improve the health of the inmates, increase the  efficiency of health services delivery, strengthen organizational effectiveness, and reduce the 
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Unformatted text preview: risk of legal judgments. Accreditation affects the activities of record managements in hospital because all medical records must be kept confidential and patient information must be kept in the right chart. If medical records are not kept up to standard according the NCCHC standards then a facility will not get accreditation (NCCHC, n.d.) References NCCHC (n.d.) About NCCHC. Retrieved March 30, 2009, from http://www.ncchc.org/about/index.html...
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