Unformatted text preview: patient’s record until it is entered in the computer. All facilities anchor the paper records securely into the patient’s folder. All facilities keep patient records in a safe, secure area. Anyone who wants to access patient records must have the authority to do so. The staff members must sign the records in and out with the time and date. The smaller facilities are better able to secure patient’s paper records better than the bigger ones because of less public access and availability. Hospitals have security personal to patrol the large open areas that are accessible by patients. In doctors offices patients are visible at all times and have no access to patient’s records....
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- Spring '11
- Physician, records, paper records