Confidentiality, Privacy and Security

  • 1.  ROI

    Posted 05-30-2019 09:32
    Does anyone have a policy regarding what info nursing staff may release to family members that may call the ED or unit for updates or patient information on a current patient without a POA?   Do you have nursing ask the patient if is it OK to discuss?   Do you have the patient sign a form for nursing to discuss?  What if the demographic info/facesheet lists the person as the contact or next of kin?   Thanks.

    Cynthia Schreiner
    Director, Health Information Management Department
    Graham Hospital