NOTICE OF HEALTH INFORMATION PRACTICES
This Notice describes how information about you may be disclosed and how you can get access to this information.
Understanding Your Health Record/Information
Each time you visit a healthcare provider a record of your visit is documented. The record contains your symptoms, examination, diagnoses, test results, treatment plan, etc. This information is referred to as your health information or medical record.
Your Health Information Rights
Although your health record is the physical property of the facility, the information belongs to you and you may have a right to:
We reserve the right to change our practices and to make new provisions for all protected health information we maintain. Should our practices change, a revised notice shall be provided. We will not disclose health information without your authorization except as described in the notice.
For More Information or to Report a Problem
For any questions or additional information, you may contact the director of Health Information or the Privacy Officer at (562) 923-9449. If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint with the Director of Health Information or the Secretary of Health and Human Services. There will be no retaliation for reporting or filing the complaint.