Prevention of Medical Errors: 2015

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Prevention of Medical Errors: 2015"

Transcription

1 Prevention of Medical Errors: 2015 David L. Adelson, Esq. What will we cover? Root-Cause Analysis Error Reduction Error Prevention Patient Safety Most Misdiagnosis or Mistreated Conditions: Addiction Psychiatric conditions and drug diversion Cancer Wrong-site/patient surgery Surgical complications/errors Cardiac and abdominal Root-Cause Analysis (RCA) What it is Process Not an End Remedial AND Reactive What it is not Not Adjudicative Not a Finger Pointing Exercise Not Proactive or Prospective IT IS SYSTEMATIC 1

2 Root-Cause Analysis (RCA) What is needed for success? BUY IN Data Confidentiality - Frankness Assurances of No Retaliation Accountability Objective Measures Error Reduction Errors What are they? FS or adverse incident means an event over which health care personnel could exercise control and which is associated in whole or in part with medical intervention, rather than the condition for which such intervention occurred, and which: a) Results in one of the following injuries: 1. Death; 2. Brain or spinal damage; Errors Reduction What is an error - continued 3. Permanent disfigurement; 4. Fracture or dislocation of bones or joints; 5. A resulting limitation of neurological, physical, or sensory function which continues after discharge from the facility; 6. Any condition that required specialized medical attention or surgical intervention resulting from nonemergency medical intervention, other than an emergency medical condition, to which the patient has not given his or her informed consent; or 7. Any condition that required the transfer of the patient, within or outside the facility, to a unit providing a more acute level of care due to the adverse incident, rather than the patient s condition prior to the adverse incident; 2

3 Errors Reduction What is an error - continued a) Was the performance of a surgical procedure on the wrong patient, a wrong surgical procedure, a wrong-site surgical procedure, or a surgical procedure otherwise unrelated to the patient s diagnosis or medical condition; b) Required the surgical repair of damage resulting to a patient from a planned surgical procedure, where the damage was not a recognized specific risk, as disclosed to the patient and documented through the informed-consent process; or c) Was a procedure to remove unplanned foreign objects remaining from a surgical procedure. Let s take a breathe.... Why spend so much on a definition of error or adverse incident? The definition suggests means of reduction and prevention. 3

4 And, then there is the law.... Disclosure is legally required in Florida. FS Duty to notify patients Every licensed health care practitioner shall inform each patient in person about adverse incidents that result in serious harm to the patient. Notification of outcomes of care that result in harm to the patient under this section shall not constitute an acknowledgment of admission of liability, nor can such notifications be introduced as evidence. History. s. 8, ch Taxonomy of Errors Diagnostic Treatment - Delay Surgical Technique Medication Equipment Systematic Information/Education/Consent 4

5 The Most Dangerous Place THE HOSPITAL But Why? Joint Commission s Answer 2013 National Patient Safety Goals Different Goals for Different Practice Sites - Facilities Hospitals Ambulatory Misdiagnosis or Treatment of Addiction or Mental Illness - In two words Improvident Prescribing Prescribing without medical justification Prescribing to known addicts Failing to properly diagnose mental illness Treating anxiety or depression with inappropriate drugs 5

6 CANCER Lung Cancer Misreading X-ray Lack of Follow-up Breast Cancer Ditto Poor Record Keeping Importance of Biopsy Role of Reimbursement CANCER Prostate Failure to Diagnose - PSA Lack of Follow-up Treatment Misadventures Colorectal Failure to Diagnose Poor Record Keeping Wrong Site Wrong Patient Surgeries Wrong Site OR no place for assumptions or guessing Grounds for Disciplinary Action Check re-check and re-check Again Wrong Patient Never trust the patient 6

7 Surgical complications/errors and preoperative evaluations A nick here, a tear there Knowing when to go back in Infection Bleeding Prescribing, dispensing, administering, or using non-fda approved medications and devices Rationale FDA Questions You may contact me at or via at 7

University of Florida J. Hillis Miller Health Center Self-Insurance Program Jacksonville Campus. Claims / Litigation Risk Management / Loss Prevention

University of Florida J. Hillis Miller Health Center Self-Insurance Program Jacksonville Campus. Claims / Litigation Risk Management / Loss Prevention University of Florida J. Hillis Miller Health Center Self-Insurance Program Jacksonville Campus Claims / Litigation Risk Management / Loss Prevention 7th Floor, Tower I 904-244-9070 UF Self-Insurance Program/Jacksonville

More information

Prevention of Medical Errors

Prevention of Medical Errors Prevention of Medical Errors FS 456.013(7) Florida Chapter of American College of Physicians St. Petersburg Beach, Florida October 5, 2013 Cliff Rapp, LHRM Regional Vice President Patient Safety Course

More information

Guide to Claims against General Practitioners (GPs)

Guide to Claims against General Practitioners (GPs) Patients often build up a relationship of trust with their GP over a number of years. It can be devastating when a GP fails in his or her duty to a patient. Our medical negligence solicitors understand

More information

MEDICAL STAFF RULES & REGULATIONS

MEDICAL STAFF RULES & REGULATIONS MEDICAL STAFF RULES & REGULATIONS PURPOSE: Rules and Regulations shall set standards of practice that are to be required of each individual exercising clinical privileges in the hospital, and shall act

More information

Pain Management Regulations Affect More Than Pain Management Specialists January 2012. Of counsel to

Pain Management Regulations Affect More Than Pain Management Specialists January 2012. Of counsel to Pain Management Regulations Affect More Than Pain Management Specialists January 2012 LINDA A. KEEN MSN, JD, LHCRM LAW OFFICE OF LINDA A. KEEN P.A. TALLAHASSEE, FL Of counsel to Pain Management Regulations

More information

HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices

HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY. This Notice

More information

Exhibit 2.9 Utilization Management Program

Exhibit 2.9 Utilization Management Program Exhibit 2.9 Utilization Management Program Access HealthSource, Inc. Utilization Management Company is licensed as a Utilization Review Agent with the Texas Department of Insurance. The Access HealthSource,

More information

CHILDREN S MEDICAL SERVICES NETWORK RISK MANAGEMENT PLAN MARCH

CHILDREN S MEDICAL SERVICES NETWORK RISK MANAGEMENT PLAN MARCH CHILDREN S MEDICA AL SERVICES NETWORK RISK MANAGEMENT PLAN MARCH 2015 Page 1 Table of Contents 1. Purpose 3 2. Guiding Principles 3 2.1 Governing Body Leadership 4 3. Definitions 5 4. Program Goals and

More information

Types of Medical Errors Understanding Why Errors Happen Error Active Errors Placing a topical steroid on an active Herpetic epithelial keratitis

Types of Medical Errors Understanding Why Errors Happen Error Active Errors Placing a topical steroid on an active Herpetic epithelial keratitis Prevention of Medical Errors Joseph Sowka, OD, FAAO, Dipl. Barry J. Frauens, OD, FAAO jsowka@nova.edu bfrauens@nova.edu Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry Purpose of Course To reduce risk

More information

LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO Sixtieth Legislature First Regular Session 2009 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE BILL NO.

LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO Sixtieth Legislature First Regular Session 2009 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE BILL NO. LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO Sixtieth Legislature First Regular Session 0 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE BILL NO. BY BUSINESS COMMITTEE 0 AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE; AMENDING TITLE,

More information

There are many different types of cancer and sometimes cancer is diagnosed when in fact you are not suffering from the disease at all.

There are many different types of cancer and sometimes cancer is diagnosed when in fact you are not suffering from the disease at all. About Cancer Cancer is a disease where there is a disturbance in the normal pattern of cell replacement. The cells mutate and become abnormal or grow uncontrollably. Not all tumours are cancerous (i.e.

More information

KENTUCKY ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS TITLE 201. GENERAL GOVERNMENT CABINET CHAPTER 9. BOARD OF MEDICAL LICENSURE

KENTUCKY ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS TITLE 201. GENERAL GOVERNMENT CABINET CHAPTER 9. BOARD OF MEDICAL LICENSURE KENTUCKY ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS TITLE 201. GENERAL GOVERNMENT CABINET CHAPTER 9. BOARD OF MEDICAL LICENSURE 201 KAR 9:260. Professional standards for prescribing and dispensing controlled substances.

More information

CHAPTER 59A-23 WORKERS COMPENSATION MANAGED CARE ARRANGEMENTS 59A-23.001 Scope. 59A-23.002 Definitions. 59A-23.003 Authorization Procedures.

CHAPTER 59A-23 WORKERS COMPENSATION MANAGED CARE ARRANGEMENTS 59A-23.001 Scope. 59A-23.002 Definitions. 59A-23.003 Authorization Procedures. CHAPTER 59A-23 WORKERS COMPENSATION MANAGED CARE ARRANGEMENTS 59A-23.001 Scope. 59A-23.002 Definitions. 59A-23.003 Authorization Procedures. 59A-23.004 Quality Assurance. 59A-23.005 Medical Records and

More information

NHS outcomes framework and CCG outcomes indicators: Data availability table

NHS outcomes framework and CCG outcomes indicators: Data availability table NHS outcomes framework and CCG outcomes indicators: Data availability table December 2012 NHS OF objectives Preventing people from dying prematurely DOMAIN 1: preventing people from dying prematurely Potential

More information

Common Mistakes Medical Facilities Make

Common Mistakes Medical Facilities Make Common Mistakes Medical Facilities Make What You Can Do To Help Them Michelle Foster Earle, President OmniSure Risk Management Consulting Yo u r s o u r c e f o r p r o f e s s i o n a l l i a b i l i

More information

Saint Francis Kidney Transplant Program Issue Date: 6/9/15

Saint Francis Kidney Transplant Program Issue Date: 6/9/15 Kidney Transplant Candidate Informed Consent Education Here are educational materials about Kidney Transplant. Please review and read these before your evaluation visit. The RN Transplant Coordinator will

More information

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER - SHREVEPORT MEDICAL RECORDS CONTENT/DOCUMENTATION

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER - SHREVEPORT MEDICAL RECORDS CONTENT/DOCUMENTATION LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER - SHREVEPORT MEDICAL RECORDS CONTENT/DOCUMENTATION Hospital Policy Manual Purpose: To define the components of the paper and electronic medical record

More information

FLORIDA MEDICAL CLINIC, P.A. NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES

FLORIDA MEDICAL CLINIC, P.A. NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES FLORIDA MEDICAL CLINIC, P.A. NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW

More information

Mid-Hudson Adherence to Antipsychotic Medications for People Living With Schizophrenia

Mid-Hudson Adherence to Antipsychotic Medications for People Living With Schizophrenia Adherence to Antipsychotic Medications for People Living With Schizophrenia 83 81 71 70 68 68 66 71 A. Behavioral Health 880 151 396 134 325 41 317 65 63 The percentage of recipients living with schizophrenia,

More information

NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. UNC-CH School of Nursing Faculty Practice Carolina Nursing Associates

NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. UNC-CH School of Nursing Faculty Practice Carolina Nursing Associates NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill UNC-CH School of Nursing Faculty Practice Carolina Nursing Associates THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU

More information

ARTICLE X: RULES AND REGULATIONS

ARTICLE X: RULES AND REGULATIONS ARTICLE X: RULES AND REGULATIONS The Medical Staff shall adopt such rules and regulations as necessary for the proper conduct of its work. Such rules and regulations may be a part of these bylaws except

More information

Analysis of cases reviewed by the Clinical Risk Team at the State Claims Agency

Analysis of cases reviewed by the Clinical Risk Team at the State Claims Agency SCA Analysis of cases reviewed by the Clinical Risk Team at the State Claims Agency Cases settled and resolved in 0 Anne Marie Oglesby Contents Introduction... Breakdown of Closed Claims Outcomes... Incident

More information

JOINT NOTICE OF OUR HEALTH INFORMATION PRACTICES

JOINT NOTICE OF OUR HEALTH INFORMATION PRACTICES JOINT NOTICE OF OUR HEALTH INFORMATION PRACTICES THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY. Jennings

More information

Anxiety Treatment Center, LLC

Anxiety Treatment Center, LLC Anxiety Treatment Center, LLC 6 Forest Park Drive, 2 nd Floor 860 269 7813 Patient Information Sheet Name: Address: Phone (h) : Phone (w) : Phone (c) : Email: DOB: Family Members (Name, Age, Gender, Relationship)

More information

Prevention of Medical Errors Florida Osteopathic Medical Association Midyear Seminar September 17, 2015

Prevention of Medical Errors Florida Osteopathic Medical Association Midyear Seminar September 17, 2015 Prevention of Medical Errors Florida Osteopathic Medical Association Midyear Seminar September 17, 2015 Anthony N. Ottaviani, DO, MPH, MACOI, FCCP Chief Academic Officer Program Director Pulmonary Critical

More information

INSTITUTIONAL POLICY AND PROCEDURE (IPP) Department: Manual: Section:

INSTITUTIONAL POLICY AND PROCEDURE (IPP) Department: Manual: Section: HOSPITAL NAME INSTITUTIONAL POLICY AND PROCEDURE (IPP) Department: Manual: Section: TITLE/DESCRIPTION POLICY NUMBER OCCURRENCE VARIANCE REPORT SYSTEM EFFECTIVE DATE REVIEW DUE REPLACES NUMBER NO. OF PAGES

More information

COMMERCIAL MANAGED CARE UNIT

COMMERCIAL MANAGED CARE UNIT COMMERCIAL MANAGED CARE UNIT http://ahca.myflorida.com/mchq/health_facility_regulation/commercial_managed_care/index.shtml INTERPRETIVE GUIDELINES FOR INITIAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDER CERTIFICATES for HEALTH

More information

Reporting Adverse Events and Concerns at Stroger Hospital

Reporting Adverse Events and Concerns at Stroger Hospital Reporting Adverse Events and Concerns at Stroger Hospital Case Pt on coumadin comes in for community acquired pneumonia and is started on levaquin After several days, you note a lot of bruising.. You realize

More information

INITIAL ATTENDING PHYSICIAN S STATEMENT

INITIAL ATTENDING PHYSICIAN S STATEMENT INITIAL ATTENDING PHYSICIAN S STATEMENT Instructions to the Insured: Please complete, sign and date Section 1. Ask your physician to complete Section 2. Please note that you, the Insured, are responsible

More information

UNIFORM HEALTH CARRIER EXTERNAL REVIEW MODEL ACT

UNIFORM HEALTH CARRIER EXTERNAL REVIEW MODEL ACT Model Regulation Service April 2010 UNIFORM HEALTH CARRIER EXTERNAL REVIEW MODEL ACT Table of Contents Section 1. Title Section 2. Purpose and Intent Section 3. Definitions Section 4. Applicability and

More information

North Florida Medical Centers, Inc. Notice of Information Practices

North Florida Medical Centers, Inc. Notice of Information Practices North Florida Medical Centers, Inc. Notice of Information Practices THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE

More information

Group Journey Injury Insurance

Group Journey Injury Insurance Group Journey Injury Insurance Claim form All relevant sections are to be answered in full. Please print your answers. Zurich does not admit liability by the issue of this form. It is issued to enable

More information

Minnesota Patients Bill of Rights

Minnesota Patients Bill of Rights Minnesota Patients Bill of Rights Legislative Intent It is the intent of the Legislature and the purpose of this statement to promote the interests and well-being of the patients of health care facilities.

More information

DATE APPROVED: DATE EFFECTIVE: Date of Approval. REFERENCE NO. MOH/04 PAGE: 1 of 7

DATE APPROVED: DATE EFFECTIVE: Date of Approval. REFERENCE NO. MOH/04 PAGE: 1 of 7 SOURCE: Ministry of Health DATE APPROVED: DATE EFFECTIVE: Date of Approval REPLACESPOLICY DATED: 1 POLICY TITLE: Incident/Accident Reporting REFERENCE NO. MOH/04 PAGE: 1 of 7 REVISION DATE(s): Ministry

More information

WELCOME TO TRI-COUNTY EYE CLINIC

WELCOME TO TRI-COUNTY EYE CLINIC WELCOME TO TRI-COUNTY EYE CLINIC Thank you for choosing Tri-County Eye Clinic as the provider for your eye care. You have an appointment at one of the following two locations: 15122 Dedeaux Road, Gulfport,

More information

RULES OF THE TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

RULES OF THE TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES RULES OF THE TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES CHAPTER 0940-05-47 MINIMUM PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS FOR ALCOHOL AND DRUG OUTPATIENT DETOXIFICATION TREATMENT FACILITIES TABLE

More information

CRITICAL ILLNESS CLAIM FORM

CRITICAL ILLNESS CLAIM FORM CRITICAL ILLNESS CLAIM FORM Critical Illness Claim Form - Instructions Policyholder (employer or plan administrator) Please complete the Policyholder s Statement and ensure that you answer each question

More information

d d mm y y If the injury was as a result of criminal assault or a Road Traffic Accident, was the accident reported to the police?

d d mm y y If the injury was as a result of criminal assault or a Road Traffic Accident, was the accident reported to the police? Personal Accident Claim Form This form has been designed to help you provide all the information we need to process your claim quickly. Failure to complete this form correctly may delay your claim. We

More information

To ensure compliance with State and Federal mandated reporting requirements. To ensure appropriate documentation of significant events.

To ensure compliance with State and Federal mandated reporting requirements. To ensure appropriate documentation of significant events. Vermont State Hospital Policy Mandatory Reporting Policy Replaces version dated: 1/20/10 Updated X Effective Date: 3/04/10 Approved by the Commissioner of the Department of Mental Health: Date: 1/20/10

More information

Barry Speker OBE DL LL.B

Barry Speker OBE DL LL.B Skills Workshop: Dealing Effectively with Patient Complaints 28.02.2014 Barry Speker OBE DL LL.B Trust Solicitor-Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Consultant Sintons LLP 20.11.12 150,800

More information

PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer Information for Care Providers

PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer Information for Care Providers All men should know they are having a PSA test and be informed of the implications prior to testing. This booklet was created to help primary care providers offer men information about the risks and benefits

More information

Chapter 4 Health Care Management Unit 1: Care Management

Chapter 4 Health Care Management Unit 1: Care Management Chapter 4 Health Care Unit 1: Care In This Unit Topic See Page Unit 1: Care Care 2 6 Emergency 7 4.1 Care Healthcare Healthcare (HMS), Highmark Blue Shield s medical management division, is responsible

More information

Minnesota Patients Bill of Rights Legislative Intent

Minnesota Patients Bill of Rights Legislative Intent Minnesota Patients Bill of Rights Legislative Intent It is the intent of the Legislature and the purpose of this statement to promote the interests and well-being of the patients of health care facilities.

More information

Professional Practice Medical Record Documentation Guidelines

Professional Practice Medical Record Documentation Guidelines Professional Practice Medical Record Documentation Guidelines INTRODUCTION Consistent and complete documentation in the medical record is an essential component of quality patient care. All Participating

More information

I recommend that you inform your medical doctor (s) and other licensed healthcare practitioners that you are receiving nutrition services.

I recommend that you inform your medical doctor (s) and other licensed healthcare practitioners that you are receiving nutrition services. To: (name of client) Welcome! I am a Certified Nutrition Educator who provides nutrition services. Please note: I am not a licensed physician. The idea behind nutrition is that: when properly grown and

More information

To precertify inpatient admissions or transitional care services, call 1-866-688-3400 and select option #1.

To precertify inpatient admissions or transitional care services, call 1-866-688-3400 and select option #1. Security Health Plan provides coverage of various mental health/aoda (alcohol and other drug abuse) benefits to individual and employer group members. These benefits are managed by Security Health Plan.

More information

Physician and other health professional services

Physician and other health professional services O n l i n e A p p e n d i x e s 4 Physician and other health professional services 4-A O n l i n e A p p e n d i x Access to physician and other health professional services 4 a1 Access to physician care

More information

RULES OF DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH DIVISION OF PAIN MANAGEMENT CLINICS CHAPTER 1200-34-01 PAIN MANAGEMENT CLINICS TABLE OF CONTENTS

RULES OF DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH DIVISION OF PAIN MANAGEMENT CLINICS CHAPTER 1200-34-01 PAIN MANAGEMENT CLINICS TABLE OF CONTENTS RULES OF DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH DIVISION OF PAIN MANAGEMENT CLINICS CHAPTER 1200-34-01 PAIN MANAGEMENT CLINICS TABLE OF CONTENTS 1200-34-01-.01 Purpose 1200-34-01-.06 Notifications 1200-34-01-.02 Definitions

More information

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH AND CLINICAL EXCELLENCE SCOPE

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH AND CLINICAL EXCELLENCE SCOPE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH AND CLINICAL EXCELLENCE 1 Guideline title SCOPE Sedation for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in children and young people 1.1 Short title Sedation in children and young

More information

Key Health Areas Mapped to Out of Hospital Programme Areas

Key Health Areas Mapped to Out of Hospital Programme Areas 1 Key Area (according to letter from David Nicholson) Reducing the number of years of life lost by the people of England from treatable conditions (e.g. including cancer, stroke, heart disease, respiratory

More information

NORTHCARE NETWORK. POLICY TITLE: Event/Death Reporting, Notification & Monitoring EFFECTIVE DATE: 10/1/10 (Retro.) REVIEW DATE: 12/18/13

NORTHCARE NETWORK. POLICY TITLE: Event/Death Reporting, Notification & Monitoring EFFECTIVE DATE: 10/1/10 (Retro.) REVIEW DATE: 12/18/13 NORTHCARE NETWORK POLICY TITLE: Event/Death Reporting, Notification & Monitoring EFFECTIVE DATE: 10/1/10 (Retro.) REVIEW DATE: 12/18/13 RESPONSIBLE PARTY: Quality Improvement Coordinator CATEGORY: Quality

More information

Personal Accident Claim Form

Personal Accident Claim Form Personal Accident Claim Form Claimant Details Title Full Name Date of Birth Occupation Usual Country of Domicile Claimant Address: Contact Details Postcode: Daytime Telephone: Email Address: Wherever possible

More information

Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc. Coventry Health Plan of Florida, Inc. Coventry Health and Life Insurance Company Commercial Lines of Business

Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc. Coventry Health Plan of Florida, Inc. Coventry Health and Life Insurance Company Commercial Lines of Business Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc. Coventry Health Plan of Florida, Inc. Coventry Health and Life Insurance Company Commercial Lines of Business Quality Management Program 2012 Overview Quality Improvement

More information

CHAPTER 2011-233. Committee Substitute for Committee Substitute for Committee Substitute for Committee Substitute for House Bill No.

CHAPTER 2011-233. Committee Substitute for Committee Substitute for Committee Substitute for Committee Substitute for House Bill No. CHAPTER 2011-233 Committee Substitute for Committee Substitute for Committee Substitute for Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 479 An act relating to medical malpractice; creating ss. 458.3175, 459.0066,

More information

Cultural Vistas Inbound Frequently Asked Claim Questions (FAQ) (For New J-1 Visa Holders in the U.S.A. as of 5-1-2012)

Cultural Vistas Inbound Frequently Asked Claim Questions (FAQ) (For New J-1 Visa Holders in the U.S.A. as of 5-1-2012) Specializing in international health insurance for groups. TOLL FREE: 866-433-7462 (within USA) Phone: 607-272-2707 (collect from overseas) FAX: 607-272-2703 EMAIL: claims@iees.com WEB: www.iees.com PO

More information

Personal Accident / Sickness

Personal Accident / Sickness Personal Accident / Sickness Claim form All relevant sections are to be answered in full. Please print your answers. The company does not admit liability by the issue of this form. It is issued to enable

More information

Ch. 553 OWNERSHIP, GOVERNANCE & MANAGE. 28 CHAPTER 553. OWNERSHIP, GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT GOVERNING BODY PATIENT S BILL OF RIGHTS

Ch. 553 OWNERSHIP, GOVERNANCE & MANAGE. 28 CHAPTER 553. OWNERSHIP, GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT GOVERNING BODY PATIENT S BILL OF RIGHTS Ch. 553 OWNERSHIP, GOVERNANCE & MANAGE. 28 CHAPTER 553. OWNERSHIP, GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT Sec. 553.1. Principle. 553.2. Ownership. 553.3. Governing body responsibilities. 553.4. Other functions. GOVERNING

More information

Understanding Your Health Record Information

Understanding Your Health Record Information Associated Retina Consultant s, Ltd. Notice of Information Practices THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE

More information

R 3160 PHYSICAL EXAMINATION

R 3160 PHYSICAL EXAMINATION TEACHING STAFF EBERS PHYSICAL EXAINATION R 3160/Page 1 of 6 A. Definitions R 3160 PHYSICAL EXAINATION 1. Employee assurance statement means a statement signed by the employee certifying that information

More information

Clinical negligence. Grounds

Clinical negligence. Grounds Clinical negligence Clinical negligence occurs when the care or treatment the Claimant received from a health service provider was below the standard that is expected. This test was established in the

More information

CHAPTER 2003-416. Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 2-D

CHAPTER 2003-416. Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 2-D CHAPTER 2003-416 Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 2-D An act relating to medical incidents; providing legislative findings; creating s. 395.0056, F.S.; requiring the Agency for Health Care Administration

More information

PATIENT INFORMATION INSURANCE INFORMATION

PATIENT INFORMATION INSURANCE INFORMATION (mm/dd/yyyy): Have you been to Physicians Urgent Care before? Yes No Arrival Time: If yes, when? Is this a follow-up to a previous visit: Yes No PATIENT INFORMATION Patient s First Name: Middle Name: Last

More information

ECKERD COLLEGE RELEASE AND WAIVER: CAMP PROGRAMS PARTICIPANTS

ECKERD COLLEGE RELEASE AND WAIVER: CAMP PROGRAMS PARTICIPANTS ECKERD COLLEGE RELEASE AND WAIVER: CAMP PROGRAMS PARTICIPANTS Summer Watersports Camp All-Sports Camp Baseball Camp Basketball Camp Golf Camp Sailing Camp Soccer Camp Softball Camp Tennis Camp Volleyball

More information

CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE INPATIENT REHABILITATION SERVICES. [Statutory Authority: Mental Hygiene Law Sections 19.07(e), 19.09(b), 19.40, 32.01, 32.

CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE INPATIENT REHABILITATION SERVICES. [Statutory Authority: Mental Hygiene Law Sections 19.07(e), 19.09(b), 19.40, 32.01, 32. PART 818 CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE INPATIENT REHABILITATION SERVICES [Statutory Authority: Mental Hygiene Law Sections 19.07(e), 19.09(b), 19.40, 32.01, 32.07(a)] Notice: The following regulations are provided

More information

Seven steps to patient safety The full reference guide. Second print August 2004

Seven steps to patient safety The full reference guide. Second print August 2004 Seven steps to patient safety The full reference guide Second print August 2004 National Patient Safety Agency Seven steps to patient safety 113 Appendix Four F Examples of events according to severity

More information

Everyone counts Ambitions for GCCG for 7 key outcome measures

Everyone counts Ambitions for GCCG for 7 key outcome measures Everyone counts s for GCCG for 7 key outcome measures Outcome ambition Outcome framework measure Baseline 2014/15 Potential years of life lost to 1. Securing additional years of conditions amenable to

More information

AGENCY FOR HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION HEALTH QUALITY ASSURANCE BUREAU OF MANAGED HEALTH CARE 2727 Mahan Drive Tallahassee Florida 32308

AGENCY FOR HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION HEALTH QUALITY ASSURANCE BUREAU OF MANAGED HEALTH CARE 2727 Mahan Drive Tallahassee Florida 32308 AGENCY FOR HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION HEALTH QUALITY ASSURANCE BUREAU OF MANAGED HEALTH CARE 2727 Mahan Drive Tallahassee Florida 32308 WORKERS COMPENSATION MANAGED CARE ARRANGEMENT SURVEY REPORT NAME

More information

NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES

NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY. NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES Understanding Your

More information

LexisNexis Public Access Portal: www.lexisnexis.com/njoal

LexisNexis Public Access Portal: www.lexisnexis.com/njoal PLEASE READ Rules and regulations of the Division of Consumer Affairs, the boards and committees in, and other units of, the Division are codified in Title 13 of the New Jersey Administrative Code, published

More information

DENTISTS PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE (Claims Made Basis)

DENTISTS PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE (Claims Made Basis) DENTISTS PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE (Claims Made Basis) APPLICANT S INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Answer all questions. If the answer requires detail, please attach a separate sheet. 2. Application must be signed

More information

Information for Pharmacists

Information for Pharmacists Page 43 by 42 CFR part 2. A general authorization for the release of medical or other information is NOT sufficient for this purpose. Information for Pharmacists SUBOXONE (buprenorphine HCl/naloxone HCl

More information

4. Emergency medical treatment due to injury or physical illness. 5. Hospitalization (Medical) due to injury or physical illness

4. Emergency medical treatment due to injury or physical illness. 5. Hospitalization (Medical) due to injury or physical illness MCCMH MCO Policy 9-321 CONSUMER, INCIDENT, ACCIDENT, ILLNESS, DEATH, OR ARREST REPORT MONITORING Date: 7/02/13 receive and review all Consumer Incident, Accident, Illness, Death or Arrest Reports for violations

More information

Practice Guidelines. Professional Practice Medical Record Documentation Guidelines

Practice Guidelines. Professional Practice Medical Record Documentation Guidelines Practice Guidelines 2010 Professional Practice Medical Record Documentation Guidelines Health care benefit programs issued or administered by Capital BlueCross and/or its subsidiaries, Capital Advantage

More information

Have you ever thought about what you would do if you or a family member were accidentally injured or died as a result of an accident?

Have you ever thought about what you would do if you or a family member were accidentally injured or died as a result of an accident? Choosing to expect the unexpected Have you ever thought about what you would do if you or a family member were accidentally injured or died as a result of an accident? Accidents are unexpected and can

More information

Medical Device Reporting (MDR) 21 CFR Part 803

Medical Device Reporting (MDR) 21 CFR Part 803 Medical Device Reporting (MDR) 21 CFR Part 803 1 Objectives Review applicable sections of 21 CFR 803 and 21 CFR 820 Review and explain MDR reporting requirements Review FDA-483 observation examples 2 Medical

More information

100.1 - Payment for Physician Services in Teaching Settings Under the MPFS. 100.1.1 - Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services

100.1 - Payment for Physician Services in Teaching Settings Under the MPFS. 100.1.1 - Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services MEDICARE CLAIMS PROCESSING MANUAL Accessed September 25, 2005 100.1 - Payment for Physician Services in Teaching Settings Under the MPFS Payment is made for physician services furnished in teaching settings

More information

SURGICAL CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE PATIENT INFORMATION

SURGICAL CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE PATIENT INFORMATION As a person with pain, you have the right to: SURGICAL CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE PATIENT INFORMATION PAIN CARE BILL OF RIGHTS Have your report of pain taken seriously and to be treated with dignity and respect

More information

Northwest Cardiology Associates 400 W. Northwest Hwy Barrington, IL 60010 847.382.4600 Fax 847.382.1771. HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices ( Notice )

Northwest Cardiology Associates 400 W. Northwest Hwy Barrington, IL 60010 847.382.4600 Fax 847.382.1771. HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices ( Notice ) Northwest Cardiology Associates 400 W. Northwest Hwy Barrington, IL 60010 847.382.4600 Fax 847.382.1771 HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices ( Notice ) THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY

More information

Dr. Safaa Hussein Mohammad. Lecturer Medical &Surgical Nursing

Dr. Safaa Hussein Mohammad. Lecturer Medical &Surgical Nursing Dr. Safaa Hussein Mohammad Lecturer Medical &Surgical Nursing ISSUES IN RISK MANAGEMENT - The legal setting - Malpractice - Avoid Malpractice - The medical record - Patients rights Identifying and analyzing

More information

Modifiers and all you will need to know!

Modifiers and all you will need to know! Modifiers and all you will need to know! 24Unrelated Evaluation and Management Service by the Same Physician during a Postoperative Period: The physician may need to indicate that an evaluation and management

More information

Case Management and Care Coordination:

Case Management and Care Coordination: HEALTH MANAGEMENT CUP recognizes the importance of promoting effective health management and preventive care for conditions that are relevant to our populations, thereby improving health care outcomes.

More information

Service Specification Template Department of Health, updated June 2015

Service Specification Template Department of Health, updated June 2015 Service Specification Template Department of Health, updated June 2015 Service Specification No. : 2 Service: Commissioner Lead: Provider Lead: Period: Anti-coagulation monitoring Date of Review: 31 st

More information

LEGALWISE SEMINARS Perth, 13 May 2009. Geoffrey Hancy. BJuris (Hons) LLB (Hons) BEc LLM Email: geoff@hancy.net Web: www.hancy.net

LEGALWISE SEMINARS Perth, 13 May 2009. Geoffrey Hancy. BJuris (Hons) LLB (Hons) BEc LLM Email: geoff@hancy.net Web: www.hancy.net LEGALWISE SEMINARS Perth, 13 May 2009 MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE DUTY OF CARE OF MEDICAL PRACTITIONER Geoffrey Hancy BJuris (Hons) LLB (Hons) BEc LLM Email: geoff@hancy.net Web: www.hancy.net Introduction 1 I

More information

SERIES NUMBER 6565 SPECIFICATION

SERIES NUMBER 6565 SPECIFICATION STATE OF OHIO (DAS) CLASSIFICATION CLASSIFICATION SERIES Nurse Practitioner SERIES NUMBER 6565 SPECIFICATION MAJOR AGENCIES All Agencies EFFECTIVE 12/14/2014 SERIES PURPOSE The purpose of the nurse practitioner

More information

Report EHR Safety Event

Report EHR Safety Event Report EHR Safety Event Please create a separate report for each event or hazard identified. If this report relates to a previously reported incident, please provide Event ID: What is Being Reported? Required

More information

Important Questions Answers Why this Matters:

Important Questions Answers Why this Matters: This is only a summary. If you want more detail about your coverage and costs, you can get the complete terms in the policy or plan document at www.alaskacare.gov or by calling 1-800-821-2251. Important

More information

PRIVACY NOTICE. In certain situations, we may also disclose patient information to another provider or health plan for their health care operations.

PRIVACY NOTICE. In certain situations, we may also disclose patient information to another provider or health plan for their health care operations. 1 PRIVACY NOTICE THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY. This Privacy Notice is being

More information

POLICY and PROCEDURE. TITLE: Documentation Requirements for the Medical Record. TITLE: Documentation Requirements for the Medical Record

POLICY and PROCEDURE. TITLE: Documentation Requirements for the Medical Record. TITLE: Documentation Requirements for the Medical Record POLICY and PROCEDURE TITLE: Documentation Requirements for the Medical Record Number: 13289 Version: 13289.1 Type: Administrative - Medical Staff Author: Joan Siler Effective Date: 8/16/2011 Original Date:

More information

Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety

Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety Ice Breaker Mod 1 05.2 06.2 Page 2 2 Do No Harm Jess Story Do no Harm Jess' Story Mod 1 05.2 06.2 Page 3 3 Medical Error Have you been affected

More information

Roswell Ear, Nose, Throat, & Allergy 342 W. Sherrill Lane Suite A, Roswell, New Mexico 88201 (575)-622-2911 Fax: (575)-622-2598

Roswell Ear, Nose, Throat, & Allergy 342 W. Sherrill Lane Suite A, Roswell, New Mexico 88201 (575)-622-2911 Fax: (575)-622-2598 Roswell Ear, Nose, Throat, & Allergy 342 W. Sherrill Lane Suite A, Roswell, New Mexico 88201 (575)-622-2911 Fax: (575)-622-2598 Patient Registration Form: (Please Print all Pertinent Information) Last

More information

Client s Rights and Counselor Responsibilities

Client s Rights and Counselor Responsibilities Client s Right to Give Informed Consent Client s Rights and Counselor Responsibilities Chapter 5 Psychology 475 Professional Ethics in Addictions Counseling Listen to the audio lecture while viewing these

More information

Section Eleven. Referrals and Pre-Authorization REFERRAL PROCESS

Section Eleven. Referrals and Pre-Authorization REFERRAL PROCESS REFERRAL PROCESS Physician Referrals within Plan Network Physicians may refer members to any Specialty Care Physician (Specialist) or ancillary provider within the Fidelis Care network. Except as noted

More information

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RECEIPT OF NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RECEIPT OF NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RECEIPT OF NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES *You may refuse to sign this acknowledgement* I, have received a copy of this office s Notice of Privacy Practices. Please Print Name Signature

More information

Personal Injury Claim Form

Personal Injury Claim Form ACE Insurance Limited ABN 23 001 642 020 28-34 O Connell Street Sydney NSW 2000 Australia GPO Box 4065 Sydney NSW 2001 Australia 1800 688 640 claims phone 1800 815 675 customer service +61 (0)2 9231 3697

More information

PATIENT SAFETY SENTINEL EVENT REPORTING FORM (DRAFT) January 2007 1. FACILITY INFORMATION

PATIENT SAFETY SENTINEL EVENT REPORTING FORM (DRAFT) January 2007 1. FACILITY INFORMATION 1. FACILITY INFORMATION Name of Facility (preloaded) Telephone Person Reporting Title Email 2. PATIENT INFORMATION Patient DOB: Age Gender: F M Principal Admitting Diagnoses Date of Admission (ICD code

More information

Short-Term Disability Income Benefit. Employee s Statement

Short-Term Disability Income Benefit. Employee s Statement Short-Term Disability Income Benefit Employee s Statement Employee s Statement Short Term Disability Income Benefits This guide contains the forms you need to apply for disability benefits and some important

More information

INFORMED CONSENT FOR SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY

INFORMED CONSENT FOR SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY INFORMED CONSENT FOR SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY This informed-consent document has been prepared to help inform you about your Sleeve Gastrectomy including the risks and benefits, as well as alternative treatments.

More information

Lawyers / Attorneys: Evaluating Nationwide Trasylol Accidents, Injuries & Death - The Mulligan Law Firm

Lawyers / Attorneys: Evaluating Nationwide Trasylol Accidents, Injuries & Death - The Mulligan Law Firm TRASYLOL *** Attention Trasylol Users *** If you were potentially seriously injured by Trasylol, or have a loved one who was injured or even died from taking Trasylol, please contact us immediately for

More information

American Fidelity Assurance Company s. Accident Only. Insurance Plan. Accidents Happen. Are You Prepared?

American Fidelity Assurance Company s. Accident Only. Insurance Plan. Accidents Happen. Are You Prepared? American Fidelity Assurance Company s Accident Only Insurance Plan Accidents Happen. Are You Prepared? Accident Only Plan Accidents can happen to anyone at any time. You cannot plan for when an accident

More information