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Transmittal Notice 97-04

TN 97-04


This transmittal forwards the revised Indian Health Manual, (IHM) Part 5, Chapter 15, titled "Records Management Program."  This chapter revises Indian Health Service (IHS) policies, requirements, and procedures of the IHS Records Management Program.  It includes a comprehensive set of IHS-specific policies and procedures.  Records management responsibilities for both IHS management and staff are identified and specific resource materials for use by IHS staff are also included.

/Michael H. Trujillo, M.D./
Michael H. Trujillo, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Surgeon General
Director, Indian Health Service


Indian Health Manual (IHM), Part 5, Chapter 15, "Records Management Program," Pages 1 through 43, Appendices A through D, Chapter 15 Table of Contents; Updated IHM Table of Contents, Updated Part 5, Table of Contents.


Part 5, Chapter 15, "Records Management Program," Transmittal Notice 96-13, dated November 4, 1996, in its entirety.

The IHM Table of Contents.


Remove and discard page ii, IHM Table of Contents, and insert the attached page ii, IHM Table of Contents.  Insert the attached IHM, Part 5, Chapter 15, "Records Management Program," and table of contents in Part 5, behind Chapter 14, "Bio-Medical Engineering."

Log in and file the Transmittal Notice in sequence.

Distribution:  PSD 557 (Indian Health Service Mailing Key)
Date:  July 8, 1997