Medical record retrieval is a critical process in medical-legal litigation. This time-consuming process involves gathering comprehensive medical documentation relevant to a case. Attorneys have to collect medical records when handling cases such as medical malpractice, personal injury, and product liability. These records must also be organized for effective analysis and review. To release patient records, HIPAA authorization or getting a signed form from the patient is crucial.
Read the infographic below to learn about key medical record retrieval practices.