Discoverability in general refers to the limitation on the ability of parties to discover pretrial information held by another and admissibility is refers to evidence that is allowed to be admitted in a court of law. Evidence during a pretrial process is discoverable. 3. Why was the business records exception created to allow hearsay evidence to be admitted? Do you think this legal exception is a good one? Why or why not? IT was created because a lot of documentation in the health record is hearsay. Yes I think that this legal exception is a good one. If it didn’t work, they wouldn’t continue this. 4. Discuss six ways in which electronic records differ from paper records. How do these differences affect the evidentiary value of health records? Volume and duplicability which is easier to manage electronic records, persistence in the fact that a paper record could be destroyed easily, dynamic changeable content -data can be changed or edited very easily, metadata- file destinations, create dates, etc. , environment-dependence and obsolescence-may become unreadable once transferred, dispersion and searchability-storing and accessing easier.
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- Spring '17
- Julie Wulf-Plimpton
- Medical malpractice, Hearsay