RE: [Histonet] Pathology Report Retention in Lab

From:"Weems, Joyce"

And how long does your Medical Record Dept keep them? j-----Original Message-----From:[]On Behalf Of RebeccaBarnhartSent: Friday, January 14, 2005 1:09 PMTo: histonet@lists.utsouthwestern.eduSubject: Re: [Histonet] Pathology Report Retention in LabWe no longer keep a hard copy in the lab.  We scan the request, consultreport, immuno report, FCM report, cytogenetic report and anything elsepertaining to the cases into our computer system.  If our computersystem goes down (which is a very rare occurrence) we can always go tomedical records.Becky>>>  1/14/2005 12:31:27 PM >>>Hi!How long is everyone else keeping the lab copy (hard copy) of the pathology report in the lab files? Original kept in Medical Records indefinitely and lab copy is availableon-line but does not include associated items such as drawings, reqs, outside consultation reports, etc..Thanks,Cindy _______________________________________________Histonet mailing mailing listHistonet@lists.utsouthwestern.edu Notice ** The information contained in this message may be privileged and is confidential information intended for the use of the addressee listed above. If you are neither the intended recipient nor the employee or agent responsible for delivering this message to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution or the taking of any action in reliance on the contents of this information is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us immediately by replying to the message and deleting it from your computer.Thank you. Saint Josephs Health System, Inc.

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