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Tips Newsletter July 6,  2010
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In this issue of the 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

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