As evident from the values of the standardized regression weights in figure 4, challenges of documentation quality
is the most influential factor affecting challenges of maintenance, with the next most important factor being challenges of programming quality, followed by personal resources.
Methods The Physician Documentation Quality
Instrument 9 (PDQI-9) was used to compare the quality of outpatient progress notes written by medical assistant scribes with the quality of notes written by 18 primary care physicians working without a scribe.
In these first few presentations a wealth of information was imparted regarding the ways and means that can be employed to provide advice and guidance on coding issues, provide standards and policies to assist decision making and improving data quality, and to provide education programs to improve coding and documentation quality
When, as in many studies, the benefit side of that ratio is expressed in less-concrete terms (for example, as customer satisfaction), the calculated value is equally vague, though it may still have a role in focusing attention on documentation quality
71% of users report documentation quality
has improved significantly; and
Our big-bang implementation of Webmedx across all locations went extremely smoothly, even the interfaces; and we've seen a dramatic increase in software functionality for our dictating physicians, along with improvements in documentation quality
and report turnaround time," mentions Mark Steiger, Clinic Manager at ARC's Round Rock, Texas location.
A common approach to controlling documentation quality
is to establish documentation standards.
University of Kansas Medical Center needed technology that would make it easier for physicians to document within the Epic EHR and improve documentation quality
Hosier, "An Approach to Documentation Quality
Through Controlled Process," in Proceedings of the 37th International Technical Communication Conference (Arlington, VA: Society for Technical Communication, 1990), pp.