retention amp destruction policy essay
Read Record Destruction: When, Which Ones, and How, Retention and Destruction of Health Information (AHIMA, 2013) and browse the Medical Records Collection, Retention and Access in Indiana and Recommended Indiana Hospital Records Retention and Disposition Schedule.
In a essay of at least 400 words, describe how you would approach developing a retention and destruction policy for the health care organization where you are Director of HIM. Demonstrate your reading of the resources above by incorporating information from them in your statements with citations. Include the following:
- What are your most important consideration?
- Consider paper and electronic records, as well as archives and information in legacy systems.
- What resources would guide your policy-making?
Include citations and a reference list that demonstrates that your completed the assigned reading and understand it. Use APA format for your citations and reference list.