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Prodigy Students 6/27/13

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Transcript of Prodigy Students 6/27/13

Texas Health Fort Worth:
Examining the Details

Our Culture & Practice
How we take AWESOME care of our patients!
I'm Gonna Need to See Some ID
Safety
Hand Hygiene
Patient Identification
Pain Assessment
Welcome to THFW!
THFW has provided medical services to Tarrant County since 1930.
5 Towers with over 700 inpatient beds
Current Certifications & Recognitions:
Commission on Cancer - comprehensive community cancer care
The Joint Commission Accreditation
The Society of Chest Pain - Cycle III Chest Pain Center
The Joint Commission - Primary Stroke Center
ANCC - Magnet Certification

SHHHHH!!!

HIPAA
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996
Act covers many aspects of health care and insurance coverage.
Main Point:
Protection of patient's Protected Health Information (PHI)
BIG PENALTIES:
Fine of up to $250.000
Up to 10 years of jail time
Privacy
Any info that can be used to identify the patient
Name
Date of Birth
Social Security #
Address
What is PHI?
Only discuss patient information when it relates to patient care
Be aware of your surroundings; ensure privacy
PHI is
NEED
to know, not
WANT
to know!
Well, Who Can I Talk To About What?
Why Do I Need A Badge?
Lets the world know who you are
Works as your key to get you where you need to go
Keeps our patients safe
Well...I HAD a Badge, But....
If you lose your badge immediately notify the service center
Get a replacement badge
#1 Goal:
Safety
Patients
Visitors
Staff
Code What?
WHITE
Gray/Black
Silver
Patient
RED
PINK
BLUE
Fire Safety
R - Rescue
A - Alarm
C - Confine
E - Evac/Extinguish
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