A pharmacist may perform a skin puncture during routine patient assessment or any other authorized procedure. A pharmacist that performs such procedures must report the results of a test to the patient and the physician designated by the patient.
A pharmacist may refill a prescription for a dangerous drug without the prescriber's authorization if the prescriber is unavailable, if in his professional judgment the pharmacist believes that a failure to refill the prescription would interrupt the patient's care and have an adverse impact on the patient's well-being. The pharmacist shall inform the patient and the prescriber that the prescription was refilled pursuant to this section.
Within 10 days of a state court judgment that a licensed health care provider is liable for any death or personal injury resulting in a judgment exceeding $30,000 caused by negligence, error or omission in practice, or his or her rendering unauthorized professional services, the clerk of the relevant court that rendered the judgment shall report that fact to the agency that issued the license, certificate, or other similar authority.
A peer review body investigating a physician and surgeon on the basis of information that the physician and surgeon's mental or physical condition poses a threat to patient care, must report to the diversion program of the Medical board the name of the physician and surgeon and notify the program when the investigation is complete.
For a physical or mental exam performed in compliance with the court process (discovery, court order, etc), the demanding party has a right to the written report of the history, results, diagnoses, prognoses, and conclusions of the examiner, as well as a copy of the reports of all earlier examinations of the same condition of the examinee made by that or any other examiner.
Upon receiving a transfer request from a county placing agency, the local education agency shall transfer the pupil in foster care out of school and transfer the pupil's records and educational information to the next educational placement.
There is no physician-patient privilege regarding information that the physician or patient is required to report to a public employee or information recorded in a public office, if the report is open to public inspection