NYSDOH Publishes DAL 15-06: Safe Recordkeeping

Shelley Sabo in NYSCAL Priority Alert

The NYS Department of Health has published DAL 15-06:  Safe Recordkeeping.  The purpose of this letter is to emphasize and clarify the Department of Health’s (DOH) expectations regarding storage and maintenance of facility and resident records. It is the operator’s responsibility to ensure that resident and facility records, under their custody, are stored in a secure location which maintains the physical integrity of the records in addition to safeguarding the records from the potential for environmental damage.  You may view the DAL on the NYSCAL website, www.nyscal.org or via the Health Commerce System (HCS).  NYSCAL encourages all members to read the DAL in its entirety.