New policies and procedures for Indiana’s PDMP INSPECT and maybe many other states’ PDMP

All of this is the new warning texts on Indiana’s PDMP INSPECT login page and Bamboo Health is who operates Narxcare and Bamboo Health is owned by I have read that they have moved all of their databases off shore to a country where our HIPAA laws don’t apply.  If INSPECT database is the template of other state PDMP’s,  I don’t see any way for a individual user to enter specific data on a individual. But I am sure that most pharmacy software system has a way to enter specific data on a pt… Of course, the pt is patronizing a chain pharmacy… I am sure that whatever a pharmacist puts into that particular chain’s pharmacy software system… will show up on the computer terminal in any of their Rx depts…  I have been told that at least at Walgreens,  a Pharmacist can “black ball” a pt at one store and that pt will be “black balled” at all the chains Rxs dept… with Walgreens and CVS… that will be 9,000 Rx depts of each chain.  Of course, if you are patronizing a independent pharmacy, where you will be dealing with the Pharmacist/owner…  the pt can only be black balled in that ONE STORE’S COMPUTER.  Here is a hyperlink to search for a independent pharmacy by zip code and mile radius

Bamboo Health End User Agreement

In order to protect access to patient data and ensure compliance with software Terms of Use, we require annual acceptance of the following agreement before continuing.

By checking the following boxes, I affirm that the following statements are accurate and truthful:

I have not, and will not:

I certify that I am authorized to access the PMP, the identifying information on my account I have entered is true and accurate, I am the owner of this account, and I comply with the above requirements of use.

Note that failure to comply with the above requirements is a violation of the software Terms of Use and may be punishable under State and Federal law.

Limited Usage of INSPECT report information This report is only intended to provide INSPECT users with an overview of a patients prescription activity over a specific period of time. The State of Indiana does not warrant this information to be fully complete or accurate. Sources of prescriptive data in report The records in the report cannot be altered or modified by members of the INSPECT staff without the express written consent of the dispensing pharmacy. Safeguarding patient confidentiality All healthcare provider users should run INSPECT reports only on those patients to whom they are providing treatment or identifying the need for treatment. It is a violation of HIPAA and a patients right to privacy to discuss the contents of this report with individuals who are not directly involved in providing treatment to the subject of the INSPECT report. Approved manner of sharing and storing report The Information contained in the INSPECT report is privileged medical treatment information that should not be shared or discussed with anyone not in some way involved in the provision of medical treatment to subject of the report. The report, or the contents of the report, should not be faxed, mailed, emailed or otherwise disseminated.

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