Privacy and Confidentiality Policy
Providence Medical complies with existing and proposed federal standards (HIPPA) for the privacy and confidentiality of health care information. Any database and software components are structured to ensure that when maintenance and/or routine troubleshooting occurs, there is no access to your personal information because of the security system that helps protect against unauthorized access or misuse by authorized users.
Access and Disclosure
Providence Medical will not disclose or provide access to any patients’ personal information to anyone without their permission, unless ordered or required by law. We may also disclose your health information for healthcare operations, Public health risks, payment by Insurance companies etc. There may be also isolated instances in which the staff must access the database to repair problems. Any access to individual files is carefully controlled. Staff members must document the need for access, log details of the access when complete, and confirm to management that they have accessed only task-critical areas and are in compliance with confidentiality policies.
Links to Third Party Sites
Providence Medical web site may contain links to other Internet sites (“Linked Sites”). These Linked Sites are not under the control of Providence Medical , and Providence Medical is not responsible for the content of any Linked Site that they do not control, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Providence Medical is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. Providence Medical is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Providence Medical of the site or any association with its operators.
YOUR RIGHTS ON HEALTH INFORMATION ABOUT YOU.
You have the following rights regarding health information we maintain about you:
Right to inspect and Copy
Right to Amend
Right to an Accounting of Disclosures
Right to Request Restrictions
Right to Request Confidential Communications
CHANGES TO THIS NOTICE
Providence Medical reserves the right to change this notice and make the revised or changed notice effective for health information we already have about you as well as any information we receive in the future. Additionally, each time you register for treatment or health care services, we will offer you a copy of the current notice in effect.
If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint with us or with the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, TX. To file a complaint with us, contact the Administrator in writing.
Providence Medical Website
Specific Disclaimer on Medical Information. Information and services provided by the Web site are courtesy of Providence Wellness Inc. dba Providence medical. This Web site is for the sole purpose of providing reference information to users as a means of introducing them to Providence medical and to the services provided by its health care providers.
The information provided is not intended to replace obtaining medical evaluations and health care advice from qualified health care providers. The information provided here should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease. The information obtained on this site is not exhaustive and does not cover all diseases, ailments, physical conditions or their treatment. Accuracy: Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of information on this Web site, and the material contained herein, They are believed to be complete and generally in accord with the standards accepted at the time of publication. Due to changes in Medical sciences and the possibility of human errors, Providence medical and its employees, content providers, or any other party who has contributed to the site do not warrant that the information contained herein is in every respect accurate or complete, and thus are not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information.
This web site is provided by Providence Medical and the information on each page is intended to educate individuals on related health topics. It is not intended to provide medical advice or to be a substitute for consultation with a health provider. You should never disregard medical advice from your health care provider or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. It makes no representation or warranties, express or implied, therefore your use of the site is exclusively at your own risk.