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WADLEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER 1000 PINE STREET TEXARKANA, TX 75501 June 23, 2011
VIOLATION: ORDERS DATED AND SIGNED Tag No: A0454
Based on record review, the facility failed to assure all orders were dated and timed. Six instance of undocumented date or time were observed in one of one patient chart.

Findings include:

Review of patient #1 ' s medical record revealed the following missing dates and times:
-Admission orders with no documented date
-Admission orders with no documented time
-No date on verbal order countersignature on 5/29/2011
-No time on verbal order countersignature on 5/29/2011
-No date on verbal order countersignature on 5/30/2011
-No time on verbal order countersignature on 5/30/2011
VIOLATION: VERBAL ORDERS AUTHENTICATED BASED ON LAW Tag No: A0457
Based on record review, the facility failed to assure verbal orders were authenticated within 48 hours. Three instances of unauthenticated verbal orders were found in one of one patient chart.

Findings include:

Review of patient #1 ' s medical record revealed the following:
-Verbal order written on 6/02/11 was not authenticated
-Verbal order written on 6/10/11 was not authenticated x 2