issue of the LNCtips.com newsletter, you'll learn how to flag medical records and tag medical chronologies.
Flag and Tag
No, it's not a kid's game or anything to do with sports or
patriotism. Flag and
tag is my term to refer to the way that independent and in-house legal
nurse consultants can alert attorneys to specific chart entries.
When a treating physician, nurse or other healthcare
provider is scheduled for deposition (at which time they're called a deponent),
both the plaintiff and defense attorneys will review the deponent's chart
entries before and during the deposition. That's where flagging and tagging come in for the LNC