Best Practices: Provider & Patient ID in Clinical Record Keeping

One of the most basic elements of a clinical record is full and complete identification of the provider, the office, and the patient. Whether the record is paper to be scanned into an electronic medical record (EMR) or paper forms stored […]

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Cochrane review of percutaneous vertebroplasty

Osteoporosis is common among the elderly, especially women. Vertebral compression fractures are a painful sequel of an osteoporotic spine and the most common complication seen in osteoporosis. More than 700,000 new compression fractures happen in the US each year at […]

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Best Practices: Protection with Good Clinical Records

The art and science of clinical record keeping deserves – but does not often get – as much attention as delivering quality healthcare. Yet proper record keeping – initial creation of the record, ongoing entries and maintenance, and retention – […]

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