KNMG applies the directive to doctors for handling of medical data to
Physicians ‘ organisation KNMG has its directive have been amended to enable physicians to provide more clarity on how they should cope with medical data.
Reason is new regulations, such as the new klachtenwet Wkkgz, the arrival of the Jeugdwet and the use of Whatsapp.
With the directive in the hand should be clearer for doctors or she is a patient allowed to exchange with municipalities.
Also gives the answer to the question when the inspectorate, health care inspectorate is entitled to inspect patient records. In addition, doctors tips on what they should or should not be in medical certificate, if a patient asks for it.
Doctors in the new directive also made clear which rules and issues apply to communication, for example via Whatsapp.