Record Series Abstract
Records include submitted health information, forms, and/or reports documenting the reasons for turning away potential patient. Includes form titles: Rationale for Non-Admission.
Record Series Active
Cut Off at End of
If Other, Explain
Calendar Year of Patient Non-Admission
Total Retention Years
Total Retention Months
Retention End Action
Maintain for ten years after non-admission and then destroy. Records are generated and maintained on both paper and electronic. Paper records may be destroyed once scanned and verified for completeness and accuracy.
At each of the Regional Mental health Institutes: Middle MHI - 221 Stewarts Ferry Pk, Nashville, TN 37214. Western MHI - 11100 Hwy 64, Bolivar, TN 38008. Moccasin Bend MHI - 100 Moccasin Bend Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37405. Memphis MHI - 951 Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38103.
2007 - current
10 cu.ft 1 gigabyte
230 cu. ft 2 gigabytes
Information Shared Outside the State
Essential Record Stored
Regional Mental Health Institutes @ Nashville, Chattanooga, Bolivar and Memphis.
Essential Record Media Type
Confidential Legal Citation
Does this Record Series Contain Sensitive Information?
Records Center Retention Period
Legal Citation PDF
Oracle file servers
The electronic records are stored in folders on a strategic technology solutions (sts) server. All hardware for maintaining the record series shall be maintained in accordance with the current standards of STS.
Documents and metadata are captured by using multi-function devices and scanning the document by pressing the appropriate button on the multi-function device using Lexmark document distributor software.
The electronic records are kept on a server maintained and supported by STS at their Data Center, 901 5th Ave N, Nashville, TN. 37243.
Backup procedures shall be maintained in accordance with the current standards of STS, located in the 901 5th Ave N, STS Building, Nashville, TN. 37243. Backup procedures shall be reviewed and tested annually.
The agency shall have a detailed disaster recovery plan for the system in accordance with the current standards of STS. The disaster recovery plans shall be reviewed annually.
Data Migration Description
Documents are scanned to the state network to a folder on a STS server. The metadata captured at the time of scan is stored in a Microsoft SQL server database and is deleted at the 10 year retention disposition.
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