Privacy Officer's Roundtable

  • 1.  Printing from Home

    Posted 10-16-2020 08:51 AM

    I am looking for information on whether other organizations allow printing to occur from home. My specific question surrounds allowing providers the print option to the EHR. Specific questions – Do other organizations allow providers to print from home? Does everyone have specific policies in place? (Possibly encompassed in a work from home policy?) What audit controls in place? Do you supply shredders, company printers, or file cabinets?

    Any and all information is greatly appreciated. We currently do not allow offsite printing but our virtual environment is posing problems so I want to understand how other organizations are handling. We are primarily behavioral health with a large substance use program, and have primary care and dental.

    Thank you so much!

    Brenda Fuller
    Vice President of HIM & Support Services
    Compass Health
    2020 SCCE Membership