You frequently hear references to JCAHO requirements for documenting a patient’s painassessment and treatment, documenting medication administration, or documenting verbal telephone orders.
a patient’s pain assessment and treatment
verbal telephone orders
What is your opinion on JCAHO’s role regarding its documentation requirements to which accredited facilities must comply?
My opinion on JCAHO’s role regarding documentation requirements is that rules are made for the safety of the patient. The safety and quality of care that is provided to patients is what medicine stands for. I agree with the documentation requirements because the correct documentation ensures the patient’s safety. …
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