(a)-(b) All DNA and forensic identification profiles and other identification information or biological samples retained by the Department of Justice are exempt from any law requiring disclosure of information to the public or return of biological specimens, samples, or print impressions.
(e) Terms of imprisonment are subject to recall and reconsideration if any physician employed by the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation determines, and subsequently notifies the chief medical officer, that a prisoner has six months or less to live or is permanently medically incapacitated. If the chief medical officer concurs with the prognosis, he or she shall notify the warden of the re-sentencing proceedings.
The Medical Board may propose a registration program to permit the practice of medicine across state lines. The program may include standards for confidentiality, format, and retention of medical records, as well as access to medical records by the board.
In any case where it is required that an optometrist consult with an ophthalmologist, the optometrist shall maintain a written record in the patient's file of the information provided to the ophthalmologist, the ophthalmologist's response, and any other relevant information. Upon the consulting ophthalmologist's request and with the patient's consent, the optometrist shall furnish a copy of the record to the ophthalmologist.
All nonresident pharmacies must comply with lawful requests for information from the regulatory/licensing agency of the state in which it is licensed and with requests from the board. All nonresident pharmacies must maintain records of controlled substances and dangerous drugs or devices dispensed to California patients and such records must be readily retrievable.
All records of prescriptions filled by a pharmacy and records pertaining to dangerous drugs and devices must be maintained onsite and available for inspection by authorized law officers for at least 3 years.
A surgical clinic that purchases drugs at wholesale for administration or dispensing to its patients must keep records of the kind and amounts of drugs purchased, administered, and dispensed. The records must be made available and maintained for a minimum of three years for inspection.
An agency that collects personal information, including electronically, must maintain the source(s) in accessible form to the data subject unless the source is the data subject or she or he has received a copy of the source document.
Hospitals or other facilities providing therapy to patients with Parkinson's disease within a designated reporting area must report each case of Parkinson's disease to the Department of Health Services. If a hospital or facility fails to properly report cases, a department representative may access the information from the hospital or facility and report the information. Health care practitioners diagnosing or treating patients with Parkinson's disease must report each case to the department.
Health care practitioner, facilities, agencies, or other individuals providing diagnostic or treatment services to patients with Parkinson's disease must allow the Department of Health Services to access to all records that would identify cases of Parkinson's disease or establish characteristics of Parkinson's disease, treatment of Parkinson's disease, or medical status of patients with Parkinson's disease.