After adopting 21st Century Cures Act compliance strategies, physicians say patient access to their records can lend itself to stronger engagement and higher satisfaction.
Patient generated health data adds a new dimension to practice management, and it’s important to examine it from a risk management perspective, including the protocols physicians and hospitals will need to utilize the data effectively and safely.
Despite strain caused by the pandemic, healthcare organizations must be diligent in protecting their networks and implementing measures that secure patient data.
The single most important factor in successfully defending a lawsuit or protecting a dentist from liability is good recordkeeping by the dentist. Legal concerns aside, good dental records also improve the quality and consistency of patient care.