21. Joint Commission requires the attending physician to countersign health record documentation that
22. The best example of point-of-care service and documentation is
using occurrence screens to identify adverse events.
nurses using bedside terminals to record vital signs.
doctors using voice recognition systems to dictate radiology reports.
using an automated tracking system to locate a record.
23. As part of Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goal initiative, acute care hospitals are now
required to use a preoperative verification process to confirm the patient's true identity and to confirm
that necessary documents such as X-rays or medical records are available. They must also develop and
24. The final HITECH Omnibus Rule expanded some of HIPAA’s original requirements, including changes
in immunization disclosures. As a result, where states require immunization records of a minor prior to
admitting a student to a school, a covered entity is permitted to disclose proof of immunization to a
written authorization of the parent
written authorization by the child
any communication with the parent
documentation of any kind