Security and Privacy Aspects of Medical Records Based on 5-M Management Elements at Siti Hawa Hospital in Padang

  • Nurhasanah Nasution Department of Medical Record, Apikes Iris, Padang, West Sumatera, Indonesia
Keywords: File room, File, Medical record, Privacy, Security

Abstract

Security and privacy are very important factors in medical record (MR) file management. Therefore, the hospital is obliged to maintain patients MR file safely and to protect privacy of its contents. This study aims to find out the security aspects of MR files based on 5M management elements which have been implemented at Siti Hawa Hospital in Padang. The results from observations, questionnaires, and interviews that have been conducted, the security and confidentiality aspects of the files at RSIA Siti Hawa are good. The policy on file security has been implemented, only some supporting tools are incomplete and adequate in the MR room such as fire detectors, humidity measuring devices, and thermometers to keep room humidity stable and MR files can be maintained properly.

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Published
2020-11-06
How to Cite
Nasution, N. (2020). Security and Privacy Aspects of Medical Records Based on 5-M Management Elements at Siti Hawa Hospital in Padang. Asian Pacific Journal of Health Sciences, 7(4), 67-69. Retrieved from http://apjhs.com/index.php/apjhs/article/view/1118