(From the November 2015 Issue of MedStat)
List Problems on the Problem List
Technically, all health care providers have access to a patient problem list, but not all problems are being listed there. Some subspecialty clinics will insert important patient problem information in a “Specialty Comments” field that is only viewable in the snapshot view. This information is easily missed by other specialists and when the patient is admitted to the hospital. This important patient problem information should be placed in the problem list. Please refer to the Regulatory Corner insert for more information.