Viewing reports after posting (and why you can’t find them)

Viewing reports after posting (and why you can’t find them)

Your name must be listed as a crew member in order to view or edit a report once posted or transferred.

I’ve received a number of requests to help find a lost report.  Providers had either transferred the report, or, posted it with the intention of completing it after the shift.  In both scenarios, the provider was not able to find their report.  It is because that provider isn’t listed as a crew member on the incident.  This is a security measure intended to limit access to patient care reports.  You only have access to the patients you saw and the only way to identify who saw what patient is by listing them on the crew member list.

I also think some folks may be confused about the “Crew Member completing this report” field, thinking if your name is visible here, you get access to the report.  The purpose of this field is to document who wrote the report.  Note that the AIC ultimately has responsibility for the report.  However it is a given that interns often write reports as part of their internship.  This is a clear way to document who wrote what report.

And, for you Iron Keyboard fans, the “Crew Member completing this report” field is what will be used to “award” a report to a provider for calculating their score and number of reports.  Iron Keyboard 2016 results were calculated using this method (for the Elite reports) and will be awarded at this year’s award ceremony.

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