The State Bar of CA recently published an article by Record Retrieval Solutions discussing how using a Medical Records Retrieval (MRR) service makes good sense for law firms. Here’s a link if you would like to read it in its entirety: State of CA Big News article
But there are other factors to consider when choosing an MRR. While most attorneys focus on compliance, there are additional considerations that are very specific to the safety and security of your client’s electronic personal health information or EPHI.
Let’s review the following checklist:
Location, Location, Location
Did you know that in an effort to keep their costs low, many MRRs actually store documents on servers that are located outside the United States? So in the event of a disaster, whether natural or man-made, those servers with your clients’ medical records MIGHT not be available – ever.