Impaired Physician Records

This series documents the detection, intervention, rehabilitation, and monitoring of physicians with mental health and substance abuse issues. This series may include, but is not limited to: reports, findings, recommendations, and interview notes.

Category

Personnel

Maintainer

Occupational Injury Management

Retention Period

Retain 30 years after employee separation.

Citations

O.C.G.A. 43-34-8(k); Georgia Hospital Association, Document Retention Schedule, 2016

Disposition Instructions

Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded; 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: May 31, 2017