Death Certificates

Helen Haskell haskell.helen at GMAIL.COM
Thu May 5 14:56:38 UTC 2016


Thomas, are you saying that 10 years worth of codes are filled in for all
trauma-related deaths? Who collects this information and what is done with
it? How do they get access to the medical histories?

Thanks,

Helen Haskell

On Thu, May 5, 2016 at 8:29 AM, Thomas Benzoni <benzonit at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dr. Bell
> This idea would be easy to implement by bringing amazon-level technology
> into the picture.
>
> When I fill out a death certificate, I use a pen, electronic or physical.
> I might use a computer, but the technique is still 1970s.
>
> I don't have any history so this data is lost.
>
> Why not auto fill with prior ICD9 or 10 codes attributed to this person
> from the last 10 years? (I don't know the correct number of years.)
> Then machine search for patterns.
>
> This is already done for trauma related deaths.
>
> Tom
>
> Sent from my iPad
>
> On May 4, 2016, at 22:11, robert bell <
> 0000000296e45ec4-dmarc-request at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG> wrote:
>
> It is not common practice to put either Error in Diagnosis, or Error in
> Medicine on a death certificate. They seem to require some kind of
> diagnosis even if it may be incorrect.
>
> Could this Society change that with action and recommendations or would
> you have to first change litigation law to achieve that?
>
> Are there any other solutions that would be acceptable?
>
> This would seem to be part of that data lack that plagues the Error in
> Medicine discipline.
>
> Robert M. Bell, M.D., Ph.C.
>
>
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