Information Privacy and Security

Patient Photography

May I take a picture of the patient for treatment purposes?  

Yes, you may take a picture but you must upload the picture into the patient's medical record immediately then delete the picture from the device on which the picture was taken.  Please see Policy:  Patient Photography and Video
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How do I upload the picture into the patient’s file?

How to upload file? This diagram should explain the procedure on uploading pictures/videos into patient’s medical record


Please call the Privacy Office at 936-3594 for additional information or email us at Privacy.Office@vanderbilt.edu.

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