Release of Information

Part V

Release of Information (ROI)

Medical record information contains sensitive, personal details of a patient’s life. It’s very import to remember that the details are private, and that in most cases, they should not be released to anyone without the consent of the patient. If a patient request a copy to be released, a release of information form is necessary.


Process for Release of Information (ROI)

List the process for a patient’s request to send their medical record to another health care facility.

When a Release of Information Form is not required

After completing the process for release of information (ROI), list at least 5 situations when a release of information form is not necessary.