Ensuring our patients' health information and records are complete, 准确的, and protected at the 卡特拉古斯印第安人保留地保健中心 (CIRHC), 社区卫生 and 健康中心 (CHWC) and at the 莱昂内尔R. 约翰健康中心(LRJHC).
A complete record of a patient’s key clinical data and medical history, 比如人口统计学, 生命体征, 诊断, 药物, 治疗方案, 进步的笔记, 问题, 免疫接种日期, 过敏, 放射学图像, 以及实验室和测试结果. The medical record is comprised of medical notes made by a physician, 护士, 实验室技术员, consulting providers or any other member of a patient’s healthcare team. The Seneca Nation Health System (SNHS) uses an electronic health record (EHR), which is set up to ensure that medical charts are complete and 准确的. Think of it as a digital version of a patient’s paper medical chart, a real-time record that makes health information available instantly and securely to authorized users. The use of an EHR at the SNHS ensures that our health care providers will be alerted to any missing, 不完整的, 或者可能是不准确的医疗图表.
- Access to 医疗记录 follows strict regulations, guidelines and policies.
- The SNHS receives hundreds of requests for medical records and they are only released if all guidelines are followed.
- The use of your 医疗记录 is described in the SNHS 私隐实务通知.
- If you would like a copy of your medical record, please contact the 健康信息管理 Department.
由于COVID-19, in order to keep social distancing we will accept medical record requests via e-mail. Please understand that you will be sending the Release of Information form to us over regular e-mail, 不安全电子邮件. 以下列方式索取你的纪录:
- You may print out the form, sign it, and then e-mail it to us. Or, you may type in all of the information and then e-mail it to us.
- 在填写表格时, please let us know if you would like the records faxed, 邮寄, or if you will be picking them up at the front desk. 提醒一下, you can call when you arrive to have your information request brought to you curb-side so you do not need to enter the building.
- 有关CIRHC/CHWC的申请，请电邮至: (电子邮件保护)
- 如欲申请，请电邮至: (电子邮件保护)
- Please wait for 24 hours after sending the e-mail before calling the 健康信息管理 Department at the respective locations to ensure we have 收到了 your request.
- Once your request is verified, we will process the request using our normal procedures.
HIPAA /隐私 & 安全
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve portability and continuity of health insurance coverage in the group and individual markets, 杜绝浪费, 欺诈, and abuse in health insurance and health care delivery, 推广使用医疗储蓄帐户, to improve access to long-term care services and coverage, to simplify the administration of health insurance and for other purposes.
The Privacy Rule assures that individuals’ health information is properly protected while allowing the flow of health information needed to provide and promote high quality health care and to protect the public’s health and well-being. U. S. Department of Health and Human 服务 (HHS) published a final Privacy Rule in December 2000, 后来在2002年8月进行了修改. This rule set national standards for the protection of individually identifiable health information by three types of covered entities: health plans, 医疗保健信息交换所, and health care providers who conduct the Privacy Rule was required as of April 14, 2003年4月14日, 2004, 小型健康计划.)
The HIPAA 安全 Rule establishes national standards to protect individuals’ electronic personal health information that is created, 收到了, 使用, 或由承保实体维护. The 安全 Rule requires appropriate administrative, physical and technical safeguards to ensure the confidentiality, 完整性, and security of electronic protected health information; HHS published a final 安全 Rule in February 2003. This Rule sets national standards for protecting the confidentiality, 完整性, and availability of electronic protected health information. Compliance with the 安全 Rule was required as of April 20, 2005年4月20日, 2006年小型保健计划).
Your health care provider and health plan must give you a notice that tells you how they may use and share your health information. It must also include your health privacy rights. 在大多数情况下, you should receive the notice on your first visit to a provider or in the mail from your health plan. You can also ask for a copy at any time or review using the link below.
Components of the 私隐实务通知:
- Must state how the Privacy Rule allows provider to use and disclose protected health information. It must also explain that your permission (authorization) is necessary before your health records are shared for any other reason.
- The organization’s duties to protect health information privacy.
- 您的隐私权, including the right to complain to HHS and to the organization if you believe your privacy rights have been violated.
- How to contact the organization for more information or to make a complaint.
卡特拉古斯印第安人保留地保健中心 (716) 532-5582 x3238
莱昂内尔R. 约翰健康中心(716)945-5894 x3238