Patient trust

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Maintaining the privacy and security of patient data increases patients’ trust in the care provider. To help cultivate patients’ trust, you should:

  1. Maintain accurate information in patients’ records
  2. Make sure patients have a way to request electronic access to their medical record and know how to do so
  3. Carefully handle patients’ health information to protect their privacy
  4. Ensure patients’ health information is accessible to authorized representatives when needed

Clearly explain how each of the above ways to cultivate patient trust can be accomplished and/or enforced.

Tutor Answer

nkostas
School: Purdue University

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Running head: PATIENT TRUST

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Patient Trust
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PATIENT TRUST

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1. Maintaining accurate information in patients’ records
To maintain accurate information in patient's records health care providers particularly
the nurses and the doctors need to adhere to the principle s of record keeping. The first step
would entail ensuring that the notes taken by the health care providers are complete and reflect
what took place during the consultation. All the information need to be noted down. The second
step would entail the principle contemporaneous. By this it means timely record keeping, that is,
recording patients information as soon as possible while still, they are fresh in their minds. The
records also need to be clear and legible so that high levels of accuracy could be maintained.
Besides, nurse or doctors need to ensure that they double check the records to ensure that the
correct information is recorded for the right patient (Lye et al. 2018). Lastly, ambiguous
abbreviatio...

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