|Use Case Name:||Destroy Clinical Records|
|Use Case Purpose:||The purpose of this use case is to implement the destruction of Clinical Records that have been held in the Archive for a specified period of time.|
|Point of Contact:||?/foNT>|
|Preconditions:||The Manage Clinical Records use case has been executed and the Close Clinical Records use case has been executed.|
|Postconditions:||The Records Destruction Schedule may be updated.|
|Limitations:||This use case should be executed after the execution of the Close Clinical Records use case.|
This use case will be automatically executed once a day, between 12:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. This use case can also be invoked by the Medical Records Manager.
Record Destruction Date is set for 7 years (default) after closure.
|A.||The Records Destruction Schedule is examined to determine which Clinical Records are scheduled for destruction.|
|B.||If any records are scheduled for destruction, the Archive is opened with exclusive access. If not, this use case terminates.|
|C.||All Clinical Records due for destruction are deleted from the Archive.|
|D.||The Archive is closed and exclusive access is released.|
|E.||The Records Destruction Schedule is updated to reflect the destruction of the Clinical Records.|
Condition Triggering Alternate Flow:? None identified.