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Who is responsible for confidentiality?


Everyone in the organization is responsible for patient confidentiality. xi 

  • Board members  
  • Executive leadership  
  • Clinical staff  
  • Physicians and nurses  
  • Administrative and clerical staff 

The following is a list of patient information that must remain confidential:

  • Identity (e.g., name, address, social security #, date of birth, etc.)  
  • Physical condition  
  • Emotional condition  
  • Financial information