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AMES Guide to Protecting Paper Medical Records

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How Secure Are Your Records?
No doubt you regard safeguarding the privacy of patient documents as a top priority. But HIPAA and The Joint Commission also require the physical security of medical records from fire or water damage, erroneous destruction and outright theft.

Fortunately, there are a number of steps to secure your patients’ vital information and protect it from damage or destruction.

Our FREE Medical Records Protection Guide will help you understand the options available, both immediately and in the long term, to safeguard the security of your medical records.

This guide contains tips for enhancing the integrity of your files and documents including:

  • General storage tips
  • Conversion options
  • File room security
  • Emergency planning

Complete the form on the right to download this valuable resource now!