E ISSN: 2583-049X

International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research and Studies

Volume 4, Issue 2, 2024

Legal Implications of Medical Records in Trials

Author(s): Luluk Ulyatul, Deny, Damsik


Medical records in an attempt to medical records, in particular, become crucial to health services because they are tangible pieces of evidence that detail every diagnosis, course of treatment, and medical procedure that physicians prescribe. In terms of being utilized as evidence in legal enforcement, medical ethics, and medical specialties, medical records are also very valuable.

The legal implications of medical records as evidence in the trial, namely the legal standing of medical records as evidence of medical errors that healthcare professionals have perpetrated against patients, such as when medical errors are medically insignificant and are thus overlooked, the outcomes of the medical record have been placed under the direct expert testimony of the individual at trial. Medical records in the format required by Article 164 HIR and Article 184 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, as documents contained in the proof of letters.

Keywords: Records, Medical, Legal, Implications

Pages: 168-170

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