REKAM MEDIS DAN ASPEK HUKUMNYA
EDI WAHJUNINGATI, SH, M.Hum
The research on medical records and their legal aspects can be classified as the normative legal one which emphasizes on the library research by using the secondary law materials. The aim of this research is to know why medicals records are needed in the health services and to see what legal impacts may arise due to the absence of these. In accordance with these health service, the availability of these medical records can be the legal evidences in the process of the health services and this belongs to the patients’ rights to be provided for the sake of the maximum services. The existence of the medical records in the health services concerns so much with the legal impacts likely arising in any health services. In order to anticipate the possibility of the arising legal impacts due to the absence of the medical records in the health services, some legal efforts have been taken to protect the party harmed. Based on the above-mentioned explanation, it can be inferred that the medical records are badly needed in the health services in the frame of realizing the highly maximum health services for the society. The absence of the medical record availability in the health services has, therefore, been subject to the legal sanction, whether by the administrative law, the private law or the criminal one.
Keywords : Rekam Medis, Aspek Hukum.