651 Cathedral Drive, Rapid City, SD 57701
605-755-9900

 

Appointment Reminders 

We may use and disclose health information to provide a reminder to you about an appointment you have for treatment or medical care at Same Day Surgery Center.


Treatment Alternatives 

We may use and disclose your health information to manage and coordinate your healthcare and inform you of treatment alternatives and other health related benefits that may be of interest to you.  This may include telling you about treatments, services, products and/or other healthcare providers.  For example, if you are diagnosed with diabetes, we may tell you about nutritional and other counseling services that may be of interest to you.


Electronic Health Record 

Your health information is maintained in an electronic health record at Same Day Surgery Center.  To facilitate access to information for the treatment purposes of shared patients, Same Day Surgery Center may allow access by outside health providers.


Health Information Exchange  

Same Day Surgery Center may choose to participate in electronic health information exchanges in order to facilitate access to health information by other health care providers who provide care 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.


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.

 

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