law and ethics ch 7 (phlebotomy)

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law and ethics ch 7 (phlebotomy)
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  1. the right of ownership
    property right
  2. physical location, such as an office or building
    premises
  3. a command to appear at a specified time and place to testify
    subpoena
  4. the court command to a witness to produce at trial a certain pertinent document he or she holds
    subpoena duces tecum
  5. rules governing evidence allowed in a federal court
    Federal rules of evidence
  6. an assembly place or court for dispensing law
    forum
  7. an adjustment or agreement settling matters in dispute
    settlement
  8. Medical
    records are created for
    • (ALLLC)
    • •Licensing authorities

    • •Communication – coordinates all the
    • efforts of the healthcare team

    •Legal document – the standard by which the practice is judged

    •Liability insurance – a defense tool

    •Accounting – a tool to support reimbursement
  9. Ownership of the Medical Record
    •A hospital owns all of its records.

    • •The records of a physician or professional office practice are owned by the physician, corporation, or
    • managed care organization.

    •The entity that created the record owns the physical record as a property right and can stop its removal from the premises.
  10. EMR
    Electronic Medical Record
  11. can absolute privacy be guaranteed?
    no
  12. What are some relationships covered by privilege?
    • patient doctor
    • spousal
    • attorney client
    • priest pennitent
  13. CAN PRIVILEGE BE WAIVED?
    yes
  14. CAN PRIVILEGE BE OVERRULED BY THE COURT?
    yes
  15. specific for documents is a
    subpoena duces tecum
  16. Red
    flags to attorneys
    •Delayed filing of laboratory tests

    •Incomplete files

    •Illegible records – EMRs will help here

    •Altered records

    •Fabricated records – means what?

    •Loss, concealment of records
  17. a group or area one can use
    forum means
  18. Who is ultimately responsible for the
    medical record and the information it contains?
    the physician or person who made it
  19. who controls the right to see the medical record?
    the patient

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