Unformatted text preview: Health care providers need to have in writing all their policies on how the patient records are secured, who has access to them, what they will be used for, and the purpose of sharing the information. They are also responsible for the people whom have access to the records. They need to be sure that everyone whom has access to the records protects the patient’s privacy. Health care information cannot be used by employers or banks for the purpose of making decisions on employment or loans. Medical information can only be used for the purpose of treatment, payment, or business operations....
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- Winter '11
- medical field, 30 days, File sharing, new safe guards