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Department of Veterans Affairs

VA Medical Records - Release of Information

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Dear Sir/Madam,
Whenever a Veterans wants to acquire his or her medical records, physician notes, labs, pathology reports, xray and CT scan reports, it is a tedious process involving printing of records on lots of paper. These records are asked by patients to keep records for themselves or for another physician/facility where they may transfer care, etc.
Problems:
1. It is on paper, which can be easily lost, destroyed... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

VA Medical Records - Release of Information veterans records

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The Release of Information method of printing out requested information on paper is time-consuming, expends high costs in paper, printer toner and printer useage costs and parts, (fusers, photoconductor kits, etc.), on leased printers.

My solution to cover all patients, including homeless veterans:

It would much easier to fulfill those records requests on CD or DVD rewritable disks with password protection just as... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Release of Information through Secure Messaging

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Now that secure messaging through My Healthevet is being used more widely. We have noticed veterans asking for copies of medical records via Secure messaging. When it is truly a release of information request, primary care staff will attach an ROI ( 10-5345a) to the outgoing secure message. With instructions to fill out and fax or mail back to the ROI department. It would be cost-effective, if ROI staff could receive... more »

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