The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009 (HITECH) started the encouragement for use of EMRs. It has been said that not only can (Electronic Medical Records) EMRs improve coordination of care and decision making among providers, but they can also increase practice efficiency and savings, reduce medical errors, and benefit clinical research.

On the other hand, the very nature of the electronic format gives rise to problems. One of which is allowing physicians to copy and paste clinical documentation. It is also referred to as a save as macro, or carry forward, or most descriptively—EMR cloning. If you have done this, you may have committed what is known as clinical plagiarism. Join us to learn the risk this puts on your practice.

To receive 1.0 AOA Category 2B CME credit, you must:

  • Take the pre-test
  • View the recording
  • Complete the post- test
  • Complete the evaluation by February 20, 2024

Duration: 60 minutes 
Questions: Submit to physicianservices@osteopathic.org with subject line: Webinar Plagiarism
Speaker: Jill Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC 

      $60 AOA Members
      $85 NON-AOA Members

This activity has been approved for 1.0 AOA Category 2B CME credits. 

Category 2B