36-11-69 Release of patient information--Good faith required.
Release of patient information--Good faith required.
Patient information may be
released only in the following circumstances:
If it is authorized by the patient;
If it is requested by the board as part of an inspection or investigation of a pharmacy or
If, in the pharmacist's professional judgment, release to practitioners and other
pharmacists is necessary to protect the patient's health and well-being; and
If other persons are authorized or required by law to obtain access to patient information.
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A pharmacist or pharmacy is immune from civil liability for any action based on good faith
release of patient information under this section.
Source: SL 1992, ch 270, § 4.
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