As an essential part of our commitment to you, Washington County Life Saving Crew maintains the privacy of certain confidential health care information about you, known as Protected Health Information (PHI). We are required by law to protect your healthcare information and to provide you with the attached Notice of Privacy Practices.
The Notice outlines our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your PHI. It not only describes our privacy practices and your legal rights, but lets you know, among other things, how Washington County Life Saving Crew is permitted to use and disclose PHI about you, how you can access and copy that information, how you may request amendment of that information, and how you may request restrictions on our use and disclosure of your PHI.
Washington County Life Saving Crew is also required to abide by the terms of the version of this Notice currently in effect. In most situations, we may use this information as described in this Notice without your permission, but there are some situations where we may use it only after we have obtained your written authorization if we are required by law to do so.
We respect your privacy and treat all healthcare information about our patients with care under strict policies of confidentiality that all of our staff is committed to following at all times.