Each ambulance service and invalid vehicle operator, licensed or permitted by the
department shall maintain the following:
(1) Run records;
(A) Information required to be contained in such records shall be promulgated by the
(B) All information contained in run records relative to, in whole or in part, a patient's
medical histories, records, reports and summaries, diagnoses, prognoses, records of
treatment and medication ordered and given, x-ray and radiology interpretations, physical
therapy charts and notes, and lab reports, shall be considered “medical records”;
(C) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, an ambulance service
provider shall furnish to a patient or a patient's authorized representative a copy
of such patient's run record or records within five (5) business days upon request
in writing by the patient or such representative; and
(D) Except as otherwise provided by law, such patient's run record or records shall
not constitute a public record, and nothing contained in this part shall be deemed
to impair any privilege of confidentiality conferred by law on patients, their personal
representatives or heirs. Nothing in this subdivision (1)(D) shall impair or abridge the right of the patient
or the patient's authorized representative to obtain copies of the patient's hospital
records in the manner provided in § 68-11-304. Nothing in this subdivision (1)(D) shall be construed as prohibiting a patient's
run record or records from being subpoenaed by a court of competent jurisdiction. As used in this subdivision (1), “run record” includes any list of patients that
is compiled or maintained by or for such patient's ambulance service provider, but
shall not include the dispatch log; and
(2) All other records deemed necessary and promulgated by the board.
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