651 Cathedral Drive, Rapid City, SD 57701


How else can we use or share your health information? We are allowed or required to share your information in other ways – usually in ways that contribute to the public good, such as public health and research. We have to meet many conditions in the law before we can share your information for these purposes. For more information, see: hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/index.html.

Help with public health and safety issues
• We can share health information about you for certain situations, such as:
• Preventing disease
• Helping with product recalls
• Reporting adverse reactions to medications
• Reporting suspected abuse, neglect, or domestic violence
• Preventing or reducing a serious threat to anyone’s health or safety

Do research
• We can use or share your information for health research.

Comply with the law
• We will share information about you if state or federal laws require it, including with the Department of Health and Human Services if it wants to see that we’re complying with federal privacy law.

Respond to organ and tissue donation requests
• We can share health information about you with organ procurement organizations.

Work with a medical examiner or funeral director
• We can share health information with a coroner, medical examiner, or funeral director when an individual dies.

Address workers’ compensation, law enforcement, and other government requests
• We can use or share health information about you:
• For workers’ compensation claims
• For law enforcement purposes or with a law enforcement official
• With health oversight agencies for activities authorized by law
• For special government functions such as military, national security, and presidential protective services

Respond to lawsuits and legal actions
• We can share health information about you in response to a court or administrative order, or in response to a subpoena.

Shared Medical Record/Health Information Exchanges – Same Day Surgery Center maintains an electronic medical record. In addition, we may choose to participate in electronic health information exchanges in order to facilitate access to health information by other health care providers who provide healthcare to you. For example, if you are admitted to the emergency room at another hospital that participated in the health information exchange, the exchange will allow us to make your health information available electronically to those who need it to treat you.
We may contact you and leave messages about appointment reminders, care information, registration / insurance/billing matters and other matters that may interest you.


Our Responsibilities

• We are required by law to maintain the privacy and security of your protected health information.
• We will let you know promptly if a breach occurs that may have compromised the privacy or security of your information.
• We must follow the duties and privacy practices described in this notice and give you a copy of it.
• We will not use or share your information other than as described here unless you tell us we can in writing. If you tell us we can, you may change your mind at any time. Let us know in writing if you change your mind.

For more information, see: hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/noticepp.html.
Changes to the Terms of this Notice
We can change the terms of this notice, and the changes will apply to all information we have about you. The new notice will be available upon request, in our office, and on our web site.

March 1, 2016

This Notice of Privacy Practices applies to the following organizations:
The Same Day Surgery Center facility, caregivers and medical staff.

Privacy Officer
Same Day Surgery Center, LLC
651 Cathedral Dr
Rapid City, SD 57701


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