publication . Article . 2017

Company project: "Evaluation of the quality of medical records as a tool of clinical risk management"

Anna Santa Guzzo; Mario Tecca; Enrico Marinelli; Claudio Bontempi; Caterina Palazzo; Paolo Ursillo; Giuseppe Ferro; Anna Miani; Annunziata Salvati; Stefania Catanzaro; ...
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2017 Journal: Senses and Sciences (issn: 2284-2489, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Eleven Senses
Abstract
Introduction: The medical record was defined by the Italian Ministry of Health in 1992 as "the information tool designed to record all relevant demographic and clinical information on a patient during a single hospitalization episode". Retrospective analysis of medical records is a tool for selecting direct and indirect indicators of critical issues (organizational, management, technical and professional issues). The project’s purpose being the promotion of an evaluation and self-evaluation process of the medical records as a clinical risk management tool, in order to improve the quality of care within the company. Methods/design: The Authors have retrospectivel...
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free text keywords: medical record, malpractice, quality, patient safety, Medicine, R, Science, Q
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