Jeffery is 14 years old and consented to completing a 3 month drug rehabilitation program. When he
completes the program, who has the right to authorize the release of his health information to another party?
Under which of the following conditions is Mr. Smith's authorization required for the use and disclosure of
his health information?
when Mr. Smith's attorney is requesting the information
Dr. Williams is on the medical staff of Sutter Hospital and he has asked to see the health record of his wife
who was recently hospitalized. Dr. Jones was the patient's physician. What is the best course of action?
What rights does a competent individual have in regard to his/her healthcare?
Dr. Smith, a member of the medical staff, asks to see the medical records of his adult daughter who was
hospitalized in your institution for a tonsillectomy at age 16. The daughter is now 25. Dr. Jones was the
patient's physician. What is the best course of action?
According to the Uniform Health-Care Decision Act (UHCDA), who may request and sign an authorization
to access the records of a patient who is now in a coma, assuming all the people listed below are alive?
Mary Jones has been declared legally incompetent by the court. Mrs. Jones' sister has been appointed her
legal guardian. Her sister is requesting a copy of Mrs. Jones' health records. What is the best course of
What term best describes an organization that has been formed to create an electronic framework that
connects hospitals, physicians, pharmacies, and other healthcare entities for the purpose of sharing patient
When a wife who is legally authorized to make healthcare decisions and act on behalf of her husband who is
a patient, the wife (spouse) is acting in what capacity?
A mental health professional cannot be compelled to testify or disclose protected health information without
patient authorization in a judicial situation except in what situation?