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MER-003: Unauthorized Review of Patients’ Medical Records

 
Unauthorized Review of Patients’ Medical Records: The Wisconsin Medical Society believes in the prevention of unauthorized review of patients’ medical records without the written consent of the individual patient. This will not prohibit institutions from reviewing their own records for the purposes of quality assurance, quality improvement or research, nor the review and research for medical record research where appropriate by an institutional review board. (HOD, 0415)