Documenting Occupational History: The Value to Patients, Payers, and Researchers
Author: Luckhaupt, Sara E; Calvert, Geoffrey; Sweeney, Marie H
Source: Journal of AHIMA
Publication Date: July 2011
Recording patient work history is vital to identifying work-related injuries and illnesses. As electronic health records become widespread, this is an important time to ensure occupational health data elements are included in EHR standards.
The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1....