#4 Acquiring and using patient data
DISCOVERY SOUTH AFRICA | DISCOVERY HEALTH’S PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ACT (POPIA) PODCAST FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS
When a patient visits a medical practice for the first time, they fill in a form that provides both clinical and administrative information. What must both doctors and patients know about correctly acquiring, dealing with and disposing of this information? And why is a “Privacy Statement” fundamental in this regard?