Last Updated: October 5, 2023
1. Collection and Use of Health Information
In our pursuit of providing the highest quality care to the individuals we serve, we collect, create, and maintain health information from and about children and families. This information is collected solely for the purpose of delivering and improving our services.
2. Privacy Compliance
St. Catherine’s Center for Children is dedicated to upholding the utmost privacy standards. We strictly adhere to federal, state, and local privacy policies and the HIPAA guidelines, which mandate the confidentiality of health information.
3. Notification and Informed Consent
All clients receiving services from St. Catherine’s Center for Children are promptly informed of our privacy procedures. They are provided with comprehensive information about how we use and disclose their health information, ensuring that their rights and privacy are respected in full accordance with the law.
4. Rights Regarding Personal Information
We are committed to ensuring that clients understand their rights regarding their personal information. This includes the right to access, correct, and control their health information as permitted by law. We take great care to facilitate these rights for our clients.
5. Security and Compliance
To protect the privacy and security of health information, we have implemented rigorous security measures. These measures are designed to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction of health information, and they align with the standards mandated by HIPAA and other applicable regulations.
7. Contact Us
St. Catherine’s Center for Children 123 Main Street Albany, NY 12345 Email: [email protected] Phone: (555) 123-4567