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New Courses Give EHR Documentation Tips

February 27, 2020

New Courses Give EHR Documentation Tips
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Good medical record documentation supports appropriate medical care for patients and is instrumental in creating a strong defense in the event of a malpractice claim. This year, LAMMICO has created two new educational activities to help with documentation in the electronic health record (EHR).

The new courses, one online and one live lecture, introduce key attributes for EHR documentation, the “five C’s.” The “five C’s” of good medical record documentation are Correct, Clear, Contemporaneous, Civil and Complete. These courses delve into each attribute using case scenarios and information from physician interviews to provide compelling examples of both effective and deficient documentation. To help find a balance between brevity and providing sufficient patient and medical care information in EHR documentation, consider participating in the following programs:

“Documentation: Strengthening the Story of Patient Care” 
This 1.5-credit* self-study course is available at no cost to LAMMICO insureds by logging in as a Member at

“EHR Documentation”
Kenneth E. Rhea, M.D., FASHRM, will present this one-credit live presentation at various locations across Louisiana from April to October 2020. For a complete schedule of events and to register, please visit

*LAMMICO/Medical Interactive is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

LAMMICO/Medical Interactive designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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