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MEDICAL CITY DENTON 3535 SOUTH I35 EAST DENTON, TX 76210 Dec. 15, 2015
VIOLATION: TRANSFER OR REFERRAL Tag No: A0837
Based on record review and interview, the facility failed to transfer necessary medical information along with the patient to the appropriate facility upon discharge for 1 of 10 patients, in that, Patient #9 was transferred upon discharge on 07/22/2015 and 07/30/2015 and the record did not document updated medical information being sent at discharge.

Findings Included

During record review on 12/22/2015 ending at 2:09 PM, Personnel #1 was unable to find documentation for Patient #9 for either discharge (07/22/2015 and 07/30/2015) of necessary medical information including medication reconciliation was sent at the time of transfer/discharge to the receiving facility.

During a telephone interview on 12/22/2015 ending at 2:09 PM, Personnel #1 asked if there was documentation showing that necessary medical information including medication reconciliation was sent at the time of transfer/discharge to the receiving facility for either discharge. Personnel #1 stated, "No."