36-11-69. Release of patient information--Good faith required.
Patient information may be released only in the following circumstances:
(1) If it is authorized by the patient;
(2) If it is requested by the board as part of an inspection or investigation of a pharmacy or pharmacist;
(3) 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
(4) If other persons are authorized or required by law to obtain access to patient information.
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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