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Disposition of Records and Records Retention: How Long Should I Keep My Patients Medical Records?


September 29, 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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OVERVIEW: Working in today’s diverse, fast-changing, multidisciplinary health care environment, record keeping varies greatly from health care professional to health care professional. It is important to understand a broad perspective on the many sources or requirements for the retention and disposition of medical records across the spectrum of healthcare.


  • Sources of legal requirements for medical records retention.
  • What information is mandated to be in a medical record.
  • Electronic records, confidentiality, retention, and disposition.
  • Changing and correcting medical records.


Mark Brengelman holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Philosophy from Emory University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Kentucky College of Law.  Retiring as an Assistant Attorney General and moving to private practice, Mark focuses on representing health care practitioners before licensure boards and in other professional regulatory matters.

COST: $135.00 per facility of $25.00 per individual. Gold and Silver subscribers: use as part of your package.

1.0 Nurse Contact Hour

1.0 AHIMA Health Law and Compliance CEU

This webinar will be recorded.