This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed by Rochester Regional Health by its care providers and staff at its affiliated sites and how you can get access to this information.
Please review it carefully.
When it comes to your health information, you have certain rights. You have the right to:
For certain health information, you can tell us your choices about what we share. If you have a clear preference for how we share your information in the situations described below, talk to us. Tell us what you want us to do, and we will follow your instructions.
How do we typically use or share your health information? We typically use or share your health information in the following ways.
How else can we use or share your health information? We are allowed or required to share your information in other ways – usually in ways that contribute to the public good, such as public health and research. We have to meet many conditions in the law before we can share your information for these purposes. For more information see Your Rights Under HIPAA.
We can change the terms of this notice, and the changes will apply to all information we have about you. The new notice will be available upon request, in our offices, and on our web site.
This Notice of Privacy Practices was revised and made effective in February 2019.