ehmzRN 530 Views
Joined: Mar 15, '07;
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if she was given enough patient education about her husband's condition then there wouldn't be any reason for her to demand for medical records. However, the first hospital is still at fault for not coordinating with the facility the patient was to be transferred to.
Health providers are bound by the HIPAA privacy rule so they seem to be hesitant in releasing medical records. But they shouldn't use this rule from doing their jobs, especially when other medical professionals need these records for further treatment.
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