confidentiality of health information
posted by Question .
Joe researcher asks for access to patient records as part of a research project. What should the health information manager do?
A. Say yes-access for research is permitted.
B. Say no.
C. Tell Joe to submit his request to an institutional review board if he doesn't have authorizations from all of the patients.
D. Say yes if the project seems important.
I chose C, but i'm not sure, cant find the answer anywhere
I think the only ethical and legal answer is B.
C is correct.
Bobpursley is right. I didn't research it -- but just assumed there was no access allowed.
The answer is c.