23 min

How to Prepare Patient Records for a Court Order | Episode #066 Practice Management Nuggets

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You are working at the reception desk of a healthcare practice. Suddenly, there is a police officer or court officer giving you a court order to produce patient records!
Don’t Panic!
Learn NOW how to respond a #CourtOrder.
In this episode we discussed how to prepare patient records for a court order with confidence! Now, just a reminder, I’m not a lawyer and I don’t play one on TV. These are my recommendations based on my experience as a director of health records in hospitals in Canada, as a court reporter, and as a mentor to clinic managers in independent healthcare practices and not legal advice.
How to Prepare Patient Records for a Court Order E-Book Don't be scared and confused when confronted by a police officer giving you a court order to produce patient records!
With this report we show you how to:
Calmly receive a court order Prepare the patient's health record for disclosure Anticipate your testimony in court Download this free report to protect your healthcare practice!
Show Notes Recorded September 2018
01:36 How to Prepare Patient Records for a Court Order
02:40 Don’t Panic
03:16 Review the Order Carefully
04:46 What This ISN’T
07:30 Validate the Court Order
08:14 Secure the Patient Records
11:08 Inform Your Custodian, Privacy Officer
12:38 The Fine Art of Severing
14:32 Table of Contents
15:24 Prepare the Paper Record
18:36 Testimony
22:39 When You Return to the Clinic
24:24 What You Should Do Now
Do This Now Members of Practice Management Success can access the video of this episode and the resources here.
If you are not a member of Practice Management Success, yet—what are you waiting for?
Click here and register now!
With your membership to Practice Management Success, you will get great tips, tools, templates, and training that you can use right away to help you start, grow, maintain, or improve your healthcare practice.
Rate and Review the Podcast Reviews for the podcast on whatever platform that you use is greatly appreciated!
When you provide your honest feedback it helps other people just like you find content that may help them, too.  If you received value from this episode, please take a moment and leave your honest rating and review.

Subscribe: itunes | Email | | Stitcher | RadioPlayer
You are working at the reception desk of a healthcare practice. Suddenly, there is a police officer or court officer giving you a court order to produce patient records!
Don’t Panic!
Learn NOW how to respond a #CourtOrder.
In this episode we discussed how to prepare patient records for a court order with confidence! Now, just a reminder, I’m not a lawyer and I don’t play one on TV. These are my recommendations based on my experience as a director of health records in hospitals in Canada, as a court reporter, and as a mentor to clinic managers in independent healthcare practices and not legal advice.
How to Prepare Patient Records for a Court Order E-Book Don't be scared and confused when confronted by a police officer giving you a court order to produce patient records!
With this report we show you how to:
Calmly receive a court order Prepare the patient's health record for disclosure Anticipate your testimony in court Download this free report to protect your healthcare practice!
Show Notes Recorded September 2018
01:36 How to Prepare Patient Records for a Court Order
02:40 Don’t Panic
03:16 Review the Order Carefully
04:46 What This ISN’T
07:30 Validate the Court Order
08:14 Secure the Patient Records
11:08 Inform Your Custodian, Privacy Officer
12:38 The Fine Art of Severing
14:32 Table of Contents
15:24 Prepare the Paper Record
18:36 Testimony
22:39 When You Return to the Clinic
24:24 What You Should Do Now
Do This Now Members of Practice Management Success can access the video of this episode and the resources here.
If you are not a member of Practice Management Success, yet—what are you waiting for?
Click here and register now!
With your membership to Practice Management Success, you will get great tips, tools, templates, and training that you can use right away to help you start, grow, maintain, or improve your healthcare practice.
Rate and Review the Podcast Reviews for the podcast on whatever platform that you use is greatly appreciated!
When you provide your honest feedback it helps other people just like you find content that may help them, too.  If you received value from this episode, please take a moment and leave your honest rating and review.

23 min