The AHA's Hospitals Against Violence campaign will host a Feb. 22 webinar on a Dignity Health family medicine residency program and clinic that trains future physicians to recognize and appropriately treat human trafficking victims and survivors. Ron Chambers, M.D., director of the Dignity Health Methodist Family Medicine Residency Program and medical director for the clinic, will describe a framework, best practices and training curriculum for creating a medical safe haven for this vulnerable patient population. Register here for the 3 p.m. ET webinar, the last in a three-part series on human trafficking. To access the previous webinars, click here.
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As part of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, AHA shares resources to assist hospitals and health systems
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AHA Stat Blog: Three questions with an ED physician on using new ICD-10 codes to help stop human trafficking
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Starting today, health care providers can use any of 29 ICD-10 diagnostic codes to identify and document victims of human trafficking.
Today, new ICD-10-CM codes take effect so clinicians can better classify a diagnosis for patients who are victims of human trafficking.