Privacy Officer's Roundtable

Sensitive Information and FASD

  • 1.  Sensitive Information and FASD

    Posted 12-18-2019 07:50 PM
    Hi all.  Would like your thoughts on a situation which I haven't come across before now.  Parent is requesting their minor child's records be sent to another agency.  The parent has indicated they do not want any sensitive information sent (e.g. alcohol/drug use, HIV, etc - we've all seen that section about sensitive information).  The child has information in their record pertaining to FASD (fetal alcohol...)

    Q:  Would you consider this related to alcohol treatment and thus not release any FASD information?

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    David Garrison
    Compliance/Privacy Officer
    SEARHC
    Juneau,AK
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  • 2.  RE: Sensitive Information and FASD

    Posted 12-19-2019 08:13 AM
    Call and talk to the parent and find out what they're requesting so you're all the same page.

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    Brenda Manning J.D., C.H.C., C.H.P.C.
    Compliance Director, Privacy
    Carilion Clinic

    The views expressed herein are my own and do not represent those of my employer. They are not meant to constitute legal advice or create an attorney-client relationship.
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