RE: [Histonet] HIPPA and slides[Scanned]

From:Bill Blank

At 4:27 PM +0000 12/7/04, Kemlo Rogerson wrote:
>We always, in the UK, I think put both on; it's part of our IQC. I suppose
>the choice is to be sued for mixing up the slides or be sued for releasing
>Patient's names; which is cheaper?

My philosophy is always to ask what is best for the patient from a 
pathology point of view - regardless of rules and regulations. I even 
make a statement on pap smear reports (conventional) that a patient's 
name is not on the slide (which is required by our state regulations).


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