Emergency Department Logs

No description.

Category

Healthcare

Retention Period

Retain for four years after date of services received then dispose of.

Citation

EMTALA, 42 U.S.C. 1395 dd(d)(2)(c)

Disposition Instructions

Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded, pulped, or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.

Last Updated: December 31, 2008