Does anyone have a policy around outside records they would be willing to share?
Debbie Parenti, RHIT Director Health Information Management (HIM) Mon Health Medical Center 1200 J. D. Anderson Drive Morgantown , WV 26505 304-598-1914 Phone 304-598-1369 Fax
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Agree with what others are stating, external records that are scanned or indexed into our EHR are included in our DRS. We only release external records when/if they are explicitly requested. The requests we receive are worded to make this clear- Records requested from: [FACILITY NAME], with additional field to add other entities.
Follow up question for those who use Epic as their EHR: do you also treat records available via Care Everywhere the same as external records (i.e. if available for provider review, assume they are used for care decisions)? If so, are you also releasing these records...and if so how?Thank you