Rochester Regional Health is an integrated health care system with Affiliates throughout Rochester, the Finger Lakes, Western, and Northern New York. Rochester Regional Health and its Affiliates listed at the end of this Notice participate in an organized health care arrangement, which means that these entities share health information with each other as may be necessary for joint treatment, payment, and health care operations (i.e. business) purposes, to the extent authorized by law.
This Notice applies to delivery of health care services by Rochester Regional Health and its Affiliates, including the hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, physician offices, home care, hospice, and other providers that are members of our workforce, including all members of the Medical Staffs within our system of care. This Notice describes the practices of our facilities and programs as well as those applicable to any health care professional or staff member authorized to access or enter information in your health information.
How do we typically use or share your health information?
We typically use or share your health information in the following ways:
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 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.
When it comes to your health information, you have certain rights.
This section explains your rights and some of our responsibilities to help you. For more information on how to exercise these rights, please contact the Privacy Contact for the applicable Affiliate listed at the end of this Notice.
We may change the terms of this Notice in the future. We reserve the right to make changes and to make the new Notice effective for all medical information that we maintain. If we make changes to the Notice, the new Notice will be available upon request at all sites where we deliver care, and on our website.
All Rochester Regional Health locations that provide care to the public, including those listed below, will follow this Notice. For questions related to the content of this Notice, including your individual rights and how to exercise those rights, or to file a complaint, please contact the Privacy Contact for the appropriate Affiliate as designated below: