Proper Documentation Misconceptions!

Why is proper documentation and records control so important? What can you do to make sure your documentation and control practices are correct? Proper documentation and  records control, both clients and builders record is important for three main reasons: to protect the contract agreement, to protect the client, and to protect you the builder. Good documentation and records control is important to protect everyone involve—not too much and not too little—to the right people. It also promotes safety and quality. At the end of the day, that’s what really matters. It can also help you avoid liability and keep out of fraud and abuse trouble. If your records do not justify the items or services for which you billed, you may have to pay that money back. Document and records control is a vital practice within organizations to ensure that information is accurate, up-to-date, accessible, and aligned with the nature of the business. In a world where information has become the lifeblood of organizations, it is critical to ensure the proper flow of information and transparency of business activities to help companies function efficiently. Document and records control refers to a set of procedures intended to oversee the creation, review, approval, release, distribution, access, storage, security, and disposal of documents and records. It is the bedrock upon which compliance, accuracy, integrity, efficiency, and accountability are built. In conclusion, document and records control is essential for every organization. Information deserves to be treated with care, confidentiality, and dignity.