Week 4 discussion | HIM 252 Legal Aspects of Health Information | Ashford University

 

Spoliation is the intentional destruction, alteration, or concealment of evidence relevant to a legal proceeding. The alteration and falsification of a health record is a misdemeanor or felony in most states.

  • Explain the correct way to enter a correction to an electronic health record.
  • Explain how spoliation can be prevented in an electronic health record.
  • Summarize the relevancy of the Federal the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) and eDiscovery.