Are your medical records protected from liability? Do you understand the rules of consent, release, and disclosure? This guide will help you organize your medical records in a way that is legible, practical, and efficient.
This publication includes information on how to maintain and store your medical records in a HIPAA-compliant manner. You will also learn how to apply the appropriate measures in retaining and destroying medical records timely and efficiently.
Released: Nov. 15, 2012
Expires: Nov. 15, 2015
This course is appropriate for physicians, residents, students, and nonphysician practitioners in all specialties.
Upon completion of this self-study program, readers should be able to:
Organize their medical records in a way that is legible, practical, and efficient;
Maintain and store their records that is compliant with HIPAA and HITECH; and
Apply the appropriate measures in retaining and destroying medical records
Thank you to the Texas Medical Liability Trust (TMLT) for the generous support of this program