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Comply with MM.04.01.01 documentation requirements

Medical Records Briefing, March 1, 2011

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I promised in a previous “Standards of the month” column that I would address Joint Commission standard MM.04.01.01 (orders for medication are clear and accurate), as this standard made it onto the 2010 top 10 list of standards with which hospitals were noncompliant. In fact, 30% of hospitals failed to comply with it.

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