HIPAA violation or not? - page 2
by 2bRN4u | 3,029 Views | 12 Comments
I was recently at a hospital with a group of nursing students and one of them was dictating into a digital recorder 1) Medical Dx of patient. 2) Rx related to the treatment plan. 3) Lab values on CBC, and CMP. The student did not... Read More
- 0Sep 27, '11 by michele742I am not a nurse...yet...but I am a medical transcriptionist and I am held to HIPAA rules/regulations. I send emails to doctors, notes to technologists, etc., and the only information I am not allowed to put on the correspondence is the patient's name, DOB...identifiable information. As long as the nursing student left this information out, it would not be a HIPAA violation...like someone else said, maybe a 'program/school' violation?