Medical Record Keeping
David Balfour will be an attorney guest instructor for the Medical Record Keeping Course hosted by the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine’s Physician Assessment and Clinical Education (PACE) Program on January 28, April 29, July 22 and October 28 of 2021. David will be speaking on the legal issues pertaining to medical recordkeeping on the first days of the two-day courses. This intensive CPD/CME program is designed in response to requests from state medical boards, risk management groups and hospitals to teach proper medical charting methodology and billing practices. After completing the course, participants should be able to:
- Improve the quality of charting behavior and documentation of medical records by physicians
- Increase physician knowledge about the laws pertaining to medical documentation
- Improve physician knowledge regarding documentation and coding for correct billing procedures
- Provide information on current technological innovations to improve medical documentation and information retrieval
UC San Diego’s PACE Program specializes in assessing competency and fitness for duty, monitoring in clinical practice and providing remedial education to physicians and other health care professionals. In collaboration with physicians, state medical boards, hospitals and others, the PACE Program works to promote public protection, patient safety and the attainment of the highest possible quality of clinical care.