NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES
AVISO DE PRÁCTICAS DE CONFIDENCIALIDAD)
THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND
DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW
If you have any questions about this notice, please contact the Health
WHO WILL FOLLOW THIS NOTICE
This notice describes our hospital's practices and that of:
- Any health care professional authorized to enter information into your
- All departments and units of the hospital.
- Any member of a volunteer group we allow to help you while you are in the hospital.
- All Employees, staff and other hospital personnel.
All these entities, sites and locations follow the terms of this notice.
In addition, these entities, sites and locations may share medical information
with each other for treatment, payment or health care operations purposes
described in this notice.
OUR PLEDGE REGARDING MEDICAL INFORMATION
We understand that medical information about you and your health is personal.
We are committed to protecting medical information about you. We create
a record of the care and services you receive at the hospital. We need
this record to provide you with quality care and to comply with certain
legal requirements. This notice applies to all of the records of your
care generated by the hospital, whether made by hospital personnel or
your personal doctor. Your personal doctor may have different policies
or notices regarding the doctor's use and disclosure of your medical
information created in the doctor's office or clinic.
This notice will tell you about the ways in which we may use and disclose
medical information about you. We also describe your rights and certain
obligations we have regarding the use and disclosure of medical information.
We are required by law to:
- Make sure that medical information that identifies you is kept private
(with certain exceptions);
- Give you this notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect
to medical information about you; and
- Follow the terms of our notice that is currently in effect.
Effective Date: March 2013
The information on this website is provided for general information only.
This website is not intended to, and does not, provide medical or professional
diagnosis, treatment or advice. Visiting this website does not establish
a physician-patient relationship. Always seek the advice of your physician
or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding
a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay
in seeking it because of something you have read in this website.
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911
The information contained within this site is provided “as is”
and without any warranties of any kind. The information is not guaranteed
to be correct, complete, comprehensive or current. All hyperlinks are
provided as a courtesy and for informational purposes only. Paradise Valley
Hospital (“PVH”) assumes no responsibility or liability for
such other sites' content, accuracy, privacy policies, or compliance
with applicable laws. PVH does not recommend or endorse any specific tests,
products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned
in this website or on any hyper-linked website.
PVH will not be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, consequential,
special, exemplary, or other damages for any use of this website, or on
any other hyper-linked website.
PVH reserves the right to change or modify the content of this site without notice.