Retain film for no less than ten years after date of creation then dispose of. Retain minors films until their twenty-fourth birthday then dispose of.
Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys and Georgia Hospital Association, March 2003
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.
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