Break-the-Glass in Epic Controls PHI Access

For Front Desk and Registration Staff
Break-the-Glass in Epic Controls PHI Access
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Break-the-Glass (BTG), an Epic feature, controls access to protected health information of specific patient accounts. BTG also keeps an audit trail of who has accessed it and why. Depending on the reason, Health Information Management (HIM) or registration staff may place BTG on a patient’s chart.

For instructions, review this tip sheet.

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