Your Health Record/Information
time you visit us, a record of your visit is made. Typically,
this record contains your symptoms, examination and test
results, diagnosis, treatment, and a plan for future care
or treatment. This information, often referred to as your
health or medical record serves as a:
for planning your care and treatment,
of communication among the many health professionals who
contribute to your care,
document describing the care you received,
by which you or a third-party payer can verify that services
billed were actually provided,
tool in educating health professionals,
source of data for medical research,
source of information for public health officials charged
with improving the health of this state and the nation,
source of data for our planning marketing,
tool with which we can access and continually work to
improve the care we render and the outcomes we achieve,
what is in your record and how your health information is
used helps you to: ensure its accuracy, better understand
who, what, when, where, and why others may access your health
information, and make more informed decisions when authorizing
disclosure to others.
the privacy of your health information,
you with this notice as to our legal duties and privacy
practices with respect to information we collect and maintain
by terms of this notice,
you if we were unable to agree to a requested restriction,
reasonable requests you may have to communicate health
information by alternative means or at alternative locations.
the right to change our practices and to make the new provisions
effective for all protected health information we maintain.
Should our information practices change we will mail a revised
notice to the address you’ve supplied us, or if you
agree, we will email the revised notice to you.
will not use or disclose your health information without
your authorization, except as described in this notice.
We will also discontinue to use or disclose your health
information after we have received a written revocation
of the authorization according to the procedures included
in the authorization.
More Information or to Report A Problem
have any questions and would like additional information
you may contact the Office Manager at (210) 614-5566.