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New York State Commission on Quality of Care for the Mentally Disabled Medical Records Investigations Board Case Records

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of individual case files concerning the final disposition on deaths of mental hygiene service recipients. These individual cases were selected for investigation by the Commission on Quality of Care of the Mentally Disabled and files contain all documentary evidence associated with the death and disposition of each mental hygiene recipient.
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Quantity:
630 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1980-2002, 2005-2011
Series Number:
17697

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of individual case files concerning the final disposition on deaths of mental hygiene service recipients. These individual cases were selected for investigation by the Commission on Quality of Care of the Mentally Disabled and files contain all documentary evidence associated with the death and disposition of the mental hygiene recipients. Case files may include the QCC-100 form, death certificates, copies of patient records, police and other investigative reports, correspondence regarding the case, interview summaries, site visit reports, investigation summaries by Commission for Quality of Care staff, minutes of Medical Review Board deliberations, and final letters of findings to facilities and their responses. Case files were assembled by investigators and were administrative reviews. The case files served as the foundation for Commission on Quality of Care and Medical Review Board reports on the deaths.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Restricted in accordance with Mental Hygiene Law, Section 33.13, relating to confidentiality of clinical records. Access is permitted under certain conditions upon approval by the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities.

Related Information

Other finding aids

Transfer lists are available at the repository.

Acquistion Information

17697-12: This accretion was transferred under records disposition number 14250, and includes records from transfer lists 88-2, 85-1, 90-1, 93-2, 94-1, 96-1, 96-3, 99-5, 96-7, 97-5, 98-3, 99-1, 020002, 04-3, 050001, and 060003.

17697-19: This accretion contains records from the following transfer lists 090002, 090004, 090005, 090006, 100005, 100008, 120003, 120009, 120012, 130001, and 130016.

17697-20: This accretion contains records from transfer lists 130001 and 130016.

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