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Clinical documentation increasingly important in physician training

Residency Program Alert, December 1, 2013

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The days when clinical documentation education consisted of a quick lecture at orientation may be over. Clinical documentation, information entered into the medical record, has become increasingly important in healthcare systems. This is especially true of physicians' notes, which are now used as a source of information for everything from reimbursement to hospital ratings. As a result, clinical documentation education is becoming a critical part of physicians' training.

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