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Understanding Your Rights as a Patient

From the Show: Sharecare Radio
Summary: As a healthcare consumer, otherwise known as a patient, you have certain important rights.
Air Date: 4/12/16
Duration: 20
Host: Darria Long Gillespie, MD, MBA
Guest Bio: Becky Buegel, Author & Speaker
Becky-BuegelBecky Buegel has over 30 years of experience in health information management (HIM), and is currently an Auditor/Educator for Himagine Solutions. A published author and accomplished professional speaker, Ms. Buegel has many years of experience in health information management in a variety of healthcare settings, including acute care, long term care, rehab, behavioral health, and long term acute care. Becky is an active volunteer for the American Healthcare Information Management Association (AHIMA) and holds RHIA, CHP, and CDIP credentials from AHIMA, as well as the Certified Healthcare Compliance credential from the Health Care Compliance Association.
Understanding Your Rights as a Patient
As a healthcare consumer, otherwise known as a patient, you have certain important rights.

You should have access to your own personal health record and be able to take your information to all your providers.

However, patients often struggle with the issue of duplicate patient records, where their identifying information is confused with someone else’s.

Guest Becky Buegel has over 30 years of experience in health information management.

Listen in to learn about YOUR health rights, and how a new campaign is dedicated to making sure you are protected.
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