Documentation 101: What Every Nurse Needs To Know To Help Avoid Liability Risks

by: Georgia Reiner Senior Risk Specialist for Nurses Service Organization (NSO) in the Healthcare Division of Aon’s Affinity Insurance Services, Inc. Documentation is a tool for the planning and provision of patient care, communication among providers, and demonstration of compliance with federal, state, third-party payer and other regulations. Documentation provides a picture of the patient’s …

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Ohio Auditor of State Keith Faber Submitted a Letter of Support for House Bill 144

Earlier this summer, the Auditor of State conducted a performance audit on the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OMHAS), and in particular, a review of nursing staff levels at Ohio’s 6 regional psychiatric hospitals. According to State Auditor Keith Faber, the auditors in the state of Ohio determined “that by adjusting the …

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