Health Information Technologies and Processes

POLICY TO KEEP LEGAL DOCUMENTS OUT OF EHR

  • 1.  POLICY TO KEEP LEGAL DOCUMENTS OUT OF EHR

    Posted 5 days ago
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    I'm fairly new to my position.  The previous compliance manager created a policy that all legal documents, which she defined as being any documentation about family, adoption, death, separation, and/or other business documents, be removed from the EHR and stored in a secure file location on our common drive.  This makes me uncomfortable but I can't find any documentation to state this is unacceptable.  Can anyone give me their impressions and/or documentation?

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    Sarah Jackson
    Compliance Manager
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