I will strive to keep your information protected and confidential. My Electronic Medical Record (EMR) is Practice Fusion and is HIPAA-compliant. Practice Fusion is NOT accessible to providers at Mammoth Hospital or other facilities unless you provide them access through the patient portal.
The law protects the relationship between a patient and a physician. Information cannot be disclosed by me without permission.
Those for I am required by law to report to the authorities.:
- Suspected child abuse or dependent adult or elder abuse
- Medical treatment by me for an injury caused by violence
- Threats to harm another person
- Threats by a patient to harm himself or herself
Standards of medical practice:
- Emergency conditions for which the health and safety of the patient warrant release of information without their permission.
- Consultations between treating providers.
- Peer review and quality assurance.