Deny. It is doctor client confidence. It is illegal for care provider to give out personal info. If Joe wants to research a medical statistic, if he'll have to ask the patients himself.
Joe Researcher Asks For Access To Patient Records As Part Of A Research Project. What Should The Health Information Manager Do?
Dr. Jones run a rehab facility an is treating a psychotic drug user. The patient suddenly abandons the facility, leaving a note that the plans to kill his ex-wife today. The patient has left behind his antipsychotic medicine that he must take every two hours. Dr jones?