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From the Desk of Dr. Mark Studin
Academy of Chiropractic

Preamble: Many of the issues I bring to you are very small, yet each issue is just that, an issue. If you take care of the small issues, then you will be able to build and more importantly, focus on the bigger issues...a larger practice and more family time. -Mark Studin 2006

Opening Statement in E & M Reports for Persoanl Injury

 

 

“Disaster = Looking Back and Walking forward” Mark Studin 2021
 
Thank you Dr. Chris Quigley, a Trauma Qualified DC from Boston for this concept. He was reading a report from a Physiatrist who put a causally related statement in his opening paragraph. It makes perfect sense to create this level of transparency and establish a legal precedent on each case from the first visit. 

In your E&M reports for ONLY personal injury cases, consider starting with this statement

Mrs. Jones was in an automobile crash on January 12, 2021 and but for this causally related incident, would not have the following clinical findings."

This statement removes any ambiguity, issue or perception regarding causality. It is a powerful statement. This permanent change should also be shared with your lawyers to tell them you understands their needs and make you more valuable to them. 

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