Bibb Medical Center
Notice of Privacy Practices

本通知描述如何使用和披露您的信息,以及您如何获得这些信息. Please review it carefully.

Understanding your Health Record/Information

Each time you visit a hospital, 医生, or other healthcare provider, a record of your visit is made. 通常, this record contains symptoms, examination and test 结果, 诊断, 治疗, and a plan for future care or 治疗. This information, often referred to as your health or medical record, serves as a:
*basis for planning your care and 治疗 *means of communication among the many health professionals who contribute to your care *legal document describing the care you received *means by which you or a third party payer can verify that services billed were actually provided *a tool in educating health professionals *a source of data for medical research *a source of information for public health officials charged with improving the health of the nation *a source of data for facility planning and marketing and *a tool with which we can access and continually work to improve the care we render and the outcomes we achieve.
了解你的记录中有什么以及你的健康信息是如何使用的,可以帮助你:*确保其准确性*更好地了解谁, 什么, 当, 在何处以及为什么其他人可以访问您的健康信息*在授权向他人披露时做出更明智的决定.

Your Health Information Rights

尽管您的健康记录是编制它的医疗保健从业者或设施的物理属性, the information belongs to you. 您有权:*根据45 CFR 164的规定,要求对您的信息的某些使用和披露进行限制.522 *应要求获得信息实践通知的纸质副本*检查并复制45 CFR 164规定的健康记录.524 *request amendments to your health record as provided in 45 CFR 164.528 *obtain an accounting of disclosures of your health information as provided in 45 CFR 164.528 *要求通过其他方式或在其他地点提供您的健康信息*撤销您使用或披露健康信息的授权,除非已经采取了行动.

Our Responsibilities
澳门赌城正规手机入口保留权利来改变澳门赌城正规手机入口的做法,并使新的规定有效的所有受保护的健康信息,澳门赌城正规手机入口保持. Should our information practices change, we will post the new notice in our facility. Updated notices will be made available upon request.
We will not use or disclose your health information without your authorization, except as described in this notice.

For 更多的 Information or to Report a Problem
(205) 926-4881. If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, 你可以向隐私官或卫生与公众服务部部长投诉. There will be no retaliation for filing a complaint.

Examples of Disclosures for Treatment, Payment and Health Operations
We will use your health information for 治疗. For example: Information obtained by a nurse, 医生或您的医疗团队的其他成员将被记录在您的记录中,并用于确定最适合您的治疗过程. 您的医生将在您的病历中记录他对您的医疗团队成员的期望. Members of your healthcare team will then record-the actions they took and their observations. In that way the 医生 will know how you are responding to 治疗.
We will use your health information for payment. For example: A bill may be sent to you or a third party payer. The information on or accompanying the bill may include information that identifies you, as well as your 诊断, 程序, 结果, and supplies used.
We will use your health information for regular health operations: For example: Members of the medical staff, the risk or quality improvement manager, 或者质量改进小组的成员可能会使用您的健康记录中的信息来访问您的病例和其他类似病例的护理和结果. 然后,这些信息将用于不断提高澳门赌城正规手机入口提供的医疗保健和服务的质量和有效性.

Other Uses or Disclosures
Business Associates澳门赌城正规手机入口公司通过与商业伙伴签订合同提供一些服务. Examples include 医生 services in the Emergency Department and Radiology, certain laboratory tests, and a copy service we use 当 making copies of your health record. When these services are contracted, 澳门赌城正规手机入口可能会向澳门赌城正规手机入口的商业伙伴披露您的健康信息,以便他们能够执行澳门赌城正规手机入口要求他们做的工作,并向您或您的第三方收取所提供服务的费用. So that your health information is protected, 然而, we require the business associate to appropriately safeguard your information.
目录: Unless you notify us that you object, we may use your name, location in the facility, general condition, and religious affiliation for directory purposes. This information may be provided to members of the clergy and, except for religious affiliation to other people who ask for you by name.
通知: We may use or disclose information to notify or assist in notifying a family member, personal representative, or another person responsible for your care, your location and general condition.
Communication with Family: Health professionals, using their best judgment, may disclose to a family member, 其他相关, close personal friend or any other person you identify, 与该人参与您的护理有关的健康信息或与您的护理有关的付款.
研究: We may disclose information to researchers 当 certain conditions have been met.
Transfer of information at death: We may disclose health information to funeral directors, medical examiners, and coroners consistent with applicable law to carry out their duties.
Organ Procurement Organizations: Consistent with applicable law, 澳门赌城正规手机入口可能会向器官采购组织或从事采购的其他实体披露健康信息, 银行, or transplantation of organs for the purpose of tissue donations and transplant.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA): We may disclose to the FDA health information relative to adverse events with respect to food, 补充, products and product defects or post marketing surveillance information to enable product recalls, repairs or replacement.
Workers Compensation澳门赌城正规手机入口可能会在授权的范围内披露健康信息,并在必要的范围内遵守与工人赔偿或法律规定的其他类似计划有关的法律.
公共卫生: As required by law, 澳门赌城正规手机入口可能会向公共卫生部门或负责预防或控制疾病的法律机构披露您的健康信息, injury or disability.
Correctional Institution: Should you be an inmate of a correctional institution, we may disclose to the institution or agents thereof, health information necessary for your health, and the health and safety of other individuals.
执法: We may disclose health information for law enforcement purposes as required by law, or in response to a valid subpoena.
联邦法律规定,您的健康信息将被发布到适当的健康监督机构, public health authority or attorney, 如果员工或商业伙伴真诚地认为澳门赌城正规手机入口从事了非法行为或违反了专业或临床标准,并可能危及一名或多名患者, workers or the public.

Effective 04/14/03