Date & Time
Monday, April 29, 2024, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
128 Required Care and Accommodations for Disabilities: Your EHR Can Help*

Comorbidities of obesity, diabetes, and other chronic conditions are seen at higher rates in populations with disabilities. Management of care for patients with disabilities and impairments in correctional facilities requires strict adherence to ADA standards and the Eighth amendment. This session will examine necessary care and accommodations for this population as well as how the electronic health record can ensure accountability and continuous quality improvement.

Educational Objectives

  • Describe the state of individuals with disabilities in correctional facilities
  • Review requirements of correctional facilities per the ADA and the Eighth Amendment
  • Discuss how the EHR can be used as an effective tool to audit compliance for this population