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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 395
HOSPITAL LICENSING AND REGULATION
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F.S. 395.3015
395.3015 Patient records; form and content.Each hospital operated by the agency or by the Department of Corrections shall require the use of a system of problem-oriented medical records for its patients, which system shall include the following elements: basic client data collection; a listing of the patient’s problems; the initial plan with diagnostic and therapeutic orders as appropriate for each problem identified; and progress notes, including a discharge summary. The agency shall, by rule, establish criteria for such problem-oriented medical record systems in order to ensure comparability among facilities and to facilitate the compilation of statewide statistics.
History.ss. 26, 30, ch. 82-182; ss. 30, 98, ch. 92-289.
Note.Former s. 395.016.