The Importance of Being Permanent

The effect of the word permanent “is rarely pure and never simple”[1] when it comes to records management. In the post-GDPR world, how you interpret and implement the word “permanent” into your retention schedule—as either a long-term retention period[2] or a hardcopy format—could cost you significantly.   The Association of Records Managers & Administrators (ARMA)…

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Solving the Medical Records Puzzle: Identifying Retention Requirements

Records retention is challenging for healthcare entities. The requirements are complex and there is a lack of harmony among state, federal, and accreditation requirements. State and federal regulations identify different documents you must maintain in a patient’s medical record and mandate different retention periods for the medical record. Federal law typically requires the retention of…