Auditing and Monitoring Health Care

1.  Orders Protocols

Posted 6 days ago
Does anyone have a policy recommendation on creating a protocol for clinical staff to order specific labs or procedures prior to or during specified patient visits. This protocol is to enhance/streamline the patient care experience and close gaps in care for chronic disease conditions.

Thanks

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Beverly Prudhomme
Director of Coding
Our Lady of the Lake
Baton Rouge,LA
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2.  RE: Orders Protocols

Posted 5 days ago

Beverly,

 

I know we have these types of "standing orders" in our ED so certain labs and radiological tests can be done prior to the physician or NPP seeing the patient and as I recall one major point was that the order had to be approved by all physicians or NPPs who would be treating patients in that area.

 

Sherrie

 

Sherrie A. King

Compliance Auditor

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

828-263-1207

saking@apprhs.org

Compliance Hotline: 1-800-656-7743

CorporateCompliance@apprhs.org

 

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