CONCUSSION HEALING CLINIC DUTIES REGARDING YOUR MEDICAL INFORMATION: We are required by law to:
For Treatment. Concussion Healing Clinic may use patient health information to help provide medical treatment or services. For example, information obtained by a health care provider, such as a physician, nurse, or other person providing health services, will be recorded in patient records that are related to their treatment. This information is necessary for health care providers to determine what treatment patients should receive. Health care providers will also record actions taken by them in the course of patient treatment and note how patients respond to these actions.
For Research. Concussion Healing Clinic examines patient information as part of its research into optimal health and aging. This research includes developing lab tests, pharmaceuticals, treatment programs and services base, in part, on analysis of patient data (information) consolidated into a central research database. Patient data that is used for research purposes will not contain the patient’s name, address, or any other information that identifies the patient, and is considered a limited data set under health care law.
For Payment. Concussion Healing Clinic may use and disclose patient health information to others for purposes of receiving payment for treatment and services provided. For example, a bill may be sent to the patient or a third-party payor, such as an insurance company or health plan. The information on the bill may contain information that identifies the patient, the patient diagnosis, and treatment or supplies used in the course of treatment.
For Health Care Operations. Concussion Healing Clinic may use and disclose patient health information for operational purposes. For example, patient health information may be disclosed to members of the medical staff, risk or quality improvement personnel, and others to:
For Communications. Concussion Healing Clinic may use patient information to provide appointment reminders or information about treatment alternatives or other health-related benefits and services that may be of interest to the patient.
Required by law. Concussion Healing Clinic will disclose patient information when required to by federal, state or local law. Concussion Healing Clinic may disclose information for the following purposes:
Public Health. Concussion Healing Clinic may disclose patient health information for public health activities, such as assisting public health authorities or other legal authorities to prevent or control disease, injury, or disability, or for other health oversight activities.
Health and Safety. Concussion Healing Clinic may disclose patient health information to avert a serious threat to the health or safety of the patient or any other person pursuant to applicable law.
Health Oversight Activities. Concussion Healing Clinic may disclose medical information to a health oversight agency for activities authorized by law. These oversight activities include, for example, audits, investigations, inspections, licensure and disciplinary actions.
Government Functions. Concussion Healing Clinic may disclose patient health information for specialized government functions, such as protection of public officials or reporting to various branches of the armed services.
Workers’ Compensation. Concussion Healing Clinic may disclose patient health information in order to comply with laws and regulations related to Workers’ Compensation.
Other Uses. Concussion Healing Clinic will make other uses and disclosures only with written patient authorization and patients may revoke the authorization except to the extent Concussion Healing Clinic has taken action in reliance on such.
Patients have the right to:
You may also send a written complaint to the US Secretary of the Dept. of Health and Human Services.
If you file a complaint, we will not retaliate against you or change our treatment of you in any way.
Concussion Healing Clinic reserves the right to change this notice. We reserve the right to make the revised or changed notice effective for medical information we already have about you as well as any information we receive in the future. We will make a copy of the current notice available to you upon request.
If you need more information please write:
Concussion Healing Clinic, LLC
220 Albany Turnpike, Suite 164
Canton, CT 06019
Effective Date of Notice: October 1, 2008
Updated: January 1, 2010 and September 10, 2011
Concussion Healing Clinic, LLC is very sensitive to privacy issues on the Internet. We respect your right to privacy and feel it is important for you to know how we handle the information we receive from you via the Internet.
Secure Patient Portal and Online Store
We operate all of our password protected systems through our technology business associate eMedical Fusion, including our secure patient portal and online store, with a focus on ensuring security and privacy and in compliance with the best-practices for information security, HIPAA and HITECH compliance. The entire portal and online store operates under SSL (Secure Sockey Layer) encryption to ensure that your information in transit remains secure, and highly-sensitive information stored in the database is separately encrypted as well. SSL is the same security standard that nearly every ecommerce site uses and provides complete protection for data in transit. Further, the eMedical Fusion data centers are highly secure and employ multiple layers of physical security.
All financial transactions are processed using the Authorize.net gateway, the leader in internet financial processing. Credit card details are NOT stored anywhere in our systems. The financial information that is stored only contains a notation of “credit card” and in some cases the last 4 digits but never any additional elements.
You should also be aware that when you visit our Web site, your IP address as assigned to you by your ISP is captured for security purposes. We also collect certain information that provides us with “usage data” such as the number of visitors we receive or what pages are visited most often. This data assists us to analyze and improve the usefulness of the information we provide at our Web site.
For your convenience our Web site may contain links to other non- Concussion Healing Clinic websites that we think might be useful or of interest to you. Concussion Healing Clinic, LLC and its affiliates are not responsible for the privacy practices of those Web sites, nor for the nature, accuracy, quality of the content or opinions expressed on those Web sites. Concussion Healing Clinic does not investigate, monitor or check for quality, opinions, products or services provided on those Web sites.
Effective Date of Notice: October 1, 2008
Updated: January 1,2010 and September 10, 2011
The information on this website is for general information and educational purposes only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be used for diagnosis. Information on this website should not be considered to be a substitute for consultation with a healthcare professional.
Concussion Healing Clinic, LLC makes no representations or warranties about the suitability of these materials for any purpose. The information provided herein is believed to be accurate and every effort has been made to make it so but there may be inadvertent informational inaccuracies and/or typographical errors. We reserve the right to make changes to this website at any time without notice.
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