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Retention of Medical Records at Sydney Hospital

Retention of Medical Records at Sydney Hospital Determining retention policies for the accumulated three and one half kilometres of patient records has become a priority at Sydney Hospital. This has involved a careful consideration of how the retention of a proportion of the total records can be reconciled to the function of the medical record. The techniques of culling, sampling and selection are discussed and an outline of the solution agreed at Sydney Hospital is given. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Australian Medical Record Journal SAGE

Retention of Medical Records at Sydney Hospital

Australian Medical Record Journal , Volume 17 (4): 5 – Dec 1, 1987

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Publisher
SAGE
Copyright
© 1987 Health Information Management Association of Australia Limited
ISSN
0817-3907
eISSN
1833-3575
DOI
10.1177/183335838701700404
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Abstract

Determining retention policies for the accumulated three and one half kilometres of patient records has become a priority at Sydney Hospital. This has involved a careful consideration of how the retention of a proportion of the total records can be reconciled to the function of the medical record. The techniques of culling, sampling and selection are discussed and an outline of the solution agreed at Sydney Hospital is given.

Journal

Australian Medical Record JournalSAGE

Published: Dec 1, 1987

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