Who we are
Our website address is: www.www.436beverlyhills.com
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
How we protect your data
What data breach procedures we have in place
What third parties we receive data from
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements
NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES
THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED, AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. Please review it carefully. Our practice uses health information about you for treatment, to obtain payment for treatment, for administrative purposes and to evaluate the quality of care that you receive. Your health information is contained in a medical record that is the physical property of our practice.
HOW OUR PRACTICE MAY USE OR DISCLOSE YOUR HEALTH INFORMATION
For Treatment. Our practice may use your health information to provide you with medical treatment or services. For example, information obtained by a health care provider, such as physicians, nurse, or other person providing health services to you, will record information in your record that is related to your treatment. This information is necessary for health care providers to determine what treatment you should receive. Health care providers will also record actions taken by them in the course of your treatment and not how you respond to these actions.
For Payment. Our practice may use and disclose your health information to others for purposes of receiving payment for treatment and services that you receive. For example, a bill may be sent to you or a third-party payor, such as an insurance company or health plan. The information on the bill may contain information that identifies you, your diagnosis, and treatment or supplies used in the course of treatment.
For Health Care Operations. Our practice may use and disclose health information about you for operational purposes. For example, your health information may be disclosed to member of the medical staff, risk or quality improvement personnel, and others in order to:
- evaluate the performance of our staff;
- assess the quality of care and outcomes in your case and similar cases;
- learn how to improve our facilities and services; and
- determine how to continually improve the quality and effectiveness of the health care we provide
Appointments. Our practice may use your information to provide appointment reminders or information about treatment alternatives or other health-related benefits and services that may be of interest to you.
Required by Law. Our practice may use and disclose information about as required by law. For example, our practice may disclose information for the following purposes:
- for judicial and administrative proceedings pursuant to legal authority;
- to report information related to victims of abuse, neglect or domestic violence; and
- to assist law enforcement officials in their law enforcement duties.
Public Health. Your health information may be used or disclosed for public health activities such as assisting public health authorities or other legal authorities to prevent or control disease, injury, or disability, or for other health oversight activities.
Decedents. Health information may be used to funeral directors or coroners to enable them to carry out their lawful duties.
Organ/Tissue Donations. Your health information may be used or disclosed for cadaveric organ, eye or tissue donation purposes.
Research. Our practice may use your health information for research purposes when an institutional review board or privacy board that has reviewed the research proposal and established protocols to ensure the privacy of your health information has approved the research.
Health and Safety. Your health information may be disclosed to avert a serious threat to health or safety of you or any other person pursuant to applicable law.
Government Functions. Your health information may be disclosed for specialized government functions such as protection of public officials or reporting to various branches of the armed services.
Worker’s Compensation. Your health information may be used or disclosed in order to comply with laws and regulations related to Worker’s Compensation.
Other Uses. Other uses and disclosures will be made only with your written authorization, and you may revoke the authorization except to the extent of our practice has taken action in reliance on such.
YOUR HEALTH INFORMATION RIGHTS
You have the right to:
- request a restriction on certain uses and disclosures of your information as provided by 45 C.F.R. 164.522; however, our practice is not required to agree to a requested restriction;
- obtain a paper copy of the notice of information practices upon request;
- inspect and obtain a copy of your health record as provided for in 45 C.F.R.164.524;
- request that your health record be amended as provided in 45 C.F.R. 164.526;
- request communications of your health information by alternative means or at alternative locations; and
- receive an accounting of disclosures made of your health information as provided by 45 C.F.R. 164.528.
You may complain to our Privacy Officer and/or to the Department of Health and Human Services if you believe your privacy right have been violated. You will not be retaliated against for filing a complaint.
OBLIGATIONS OF OUR PRACTICE
Our practice is required by law to:
- maintain the privacy of protected health information;
- provide you with this notice of its legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your health information;
- abide by the terms of this notice;
- notify you if we are unable to agree to a requested restriction on how your information is used or disclosed; and
- accommodate reasonable requests you may make to communicate health information by alternative means or at alternative locations.
- notify you if a breach in the security of your Protected Health Information (PHI) occurs
Our practice reserves the right to change its information practices and to make the new provisions effective for all protected health information it maintains. Revised notices will be made available to you by in-office handouts or via our website.
If you have any questions of complaints, please contact:
436 Beverly Hills Surgery Center
436 N. Bedford Drive. #102 Beverly Hills, CA 90210