[Histonet] Question from LIS vendor
trathborne <@t> somerset-healthcare.com
Fri Feb 25 07:40:57 CST 2011
Yes. After the final report is signed out, any changes, additions, or corrections have to be put through as an addendum. This becomes part of the patient's permanent record.
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Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2011 11:27 PM
To: histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
Subject: [Histonet] Question from LIS vendor
Hi, guys, I represent an LIS vendor in the clinical environment. We have a
number of customers doing histology on our system, although it's primarily
clinical in design. As we keep getting nudged in this direction, I've
signed on to sort of 'soak up' the background. I've learned more about
stains than I knew was possible already!
One of our largest customers is in Malaysia and is doing a rather large
amount of histology reports in addition to chemistry and hematology. During
an inspection, an issue came up that we are trying to learn about. They
took exception to the ability to alter a histology report once it had been
'finaled'. We've been told that it was unacceptable to even correct
spelling errors and that any subsequent reporting had to be a separate
report referring to the original.
Is that practice in the US? I would have expected to have heard about it
before. Can someone help me out?
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