Re: [Histonet] scanned reqs

From:"Piero Nelva"

WE routinely scan all path request slips and keep the originals for 6 
months.  THis also applies to diagrams made at grossing and frozen section 
reports given to surgeons.  THis satisfies our accreditation agency, NATA.


Piero Nelva
Anatomical Pathology
Monash Medical Centre
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Sent: Monday, April 21, 2008 9:35 PM
Subject: [Histonet] scanned reqs

>I have a question and I am hoping someone out there can help me with it...
> With the new age of technology, is anyone out there scanning the 
> requisitions and accompanying paperwork?? Do you still need to keep the 
> original?
> We are looking for a way to conserve space by scanning all of the 
> paperwork after the case is signed out...however we can't all seem to 
> agree on whether this will actually save space because we don't know if we 
> still need to keep the original.
> Anyone from the regulatory committees, please chime in.
> Roxanne
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