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Every Business should have an information destruction program!

An information destruction program should include secondary and incidental records, as well as stored records.

It is very common to concentrate a program on those documents that are neatly tucked away on shelves in file rooms and warehouses. However, secondary and incidental records also constitute a significant risk to patient privacy. Documents such as duplicate pages of forms, misprints, copies of billing statements, hand-written memos, dietary menus, prescription slips and appointment schedules are examples of incidental records that contain patient information which should be protected by the same physical safeguards afforded to stored records when they are discarded.

Selecting an information destruction contractor It is safe to say that the use of information destruction contractors is the prevailing method for institutions to destroy discarded media!