Registry of Surgical Procedures

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Health Information Management

Retention Period

Retain for ten years after the surgery for an adult then dispose of. Retain until 27th birthday for a minor then dispose of.

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