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.
The November 2019 edition of MLMIC's Case Review includes case studies highlighting the importance of thorough, accurate and timely medical record keeping.
A new report from NIST explores the use of “copy and paste” functionality, specifically how it may lead to errors that could affect patient safety.