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Can I lose my license by accessing a patient's medical records?

If you are a doctor authorized to practice at a Pennsylvania hospital, and you access a patient's electronic medical records without consent, you may face disciplinary action. This might include license suspension, fines and possible jail time in situations that are in direct violation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

Recovery resources for nurses struggling with addiction

Substance abuse among nurses commonly arises through drug diversion. When a health care professional feels overwhelmed and has access to pain medication, he or she may use this opportunity to treat chronic pain and other physical and mental health conditions.


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