Privacy of your personal information is an essential part of our office providing you with quality care. We understand the importance of protecting your personal information. We are committed to collecting, using and disclosing your personal information responsibly. We also try to be as open and transparent as possible about the way we handle your personal information. It is important to us to provide this service to our patients.
In this office, the Privacy Information Officer is:
All staff members who come in contact with your personal information are aware of the sensitive nature of the information that you have disclosed to us. They are all trained in the appropriate uses and protection of your information.
In this consent form, we have outlined what our office is doing to ensure that:
Do not hesitate to discuss our policies with me or any member of our office staff.
Please be assured that every staff person in our office is committed that you receive the best quality care.
Our office understands the importance of protecting your personal, information. To help you understand how we are doing that, we have outlined below how our office is using and disclosing your information.
This office will collect, use and disclose information about you for the following purposes:
By signing the consent section of this Patient Consent Form, you have agreed that you have given your informed consent to the collection, use and/or disclosure of your personal information for the purposes that are listed. If a new purpose arises for the use and/or disclosure of your personal information, we will seek your approval in advance.
Your information may be accessed by regulatory authorities under the terms of the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA) and for the defense of a legal issue.
Our office will not under any conditions supply your insurer with your confidential medical history. In the event this kind of a request is made, we will forward the information directly to you for review, and for your specific consent. When unusual requests are received, we will contact you for permission to release such information. We may also advise you if such a release is inappropriate.
You may withdraw your consent for use of the disclosure of your personal information, and we will explain the ramifications of that decision, and the process.
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