Please review it carefully and please contact: Lifestyle Physicians LLC in Warrenton, VA if you have any questions.
You can navigate our website without registration and many services are available in that case but many tools on our website require registration. It is your choice to register for services and if you decide not to register, we only collect Non-personal information through cookies and web beacon. However, if you decide to register on our website, we may collect health related and personal information. It is your responsibility to submit correct information so we can contact you if needed. Inaccurate information will not only effect your communication with Lifestyle Physicians but it may also provide incorrect material to you.
We understand that health related information about you is personal and we are committed to protect your information. It is essential for Lifestyle Physicians to create a record of the care and services you receive at our office. We use this record for payment of care provided, to comply with certain legal requirements and for health care operations. This notice explains how we use this information about you and that we are obligated by law to comply with the terms of this notice that is currently in effect.
I) Non-Personal Information we collect about you
We also have links to other websites on lifestylephysicians.com and we are not responsible for their privacy practices regarding your personal and health information. We recommend that you review privacy statement of every website that you access through lifestylephysicians.com.
II) Protected Health Information (PHI) we collect about you:
It refers to information that individually identifies you. We collect this information from you (patient) or from your health care provider and use it for treatment, payment, health care operations, market research, and electronic emails and to comply with law enforcement authorities.
In the event that we are legally required to share your personal health information to a third party we will notify
you unless doing so violate the law or court order.
a) Health Care
We use your health information internally to monitor your treatment and to provide the best care possible. We may use and disclose this information to physicians, nurses, medical technician, medical students and other authorized personnel for education and learning purposes.
We may use and disclose your information to provide medical treatments and to manage medical care. We would share the information with other health care providers to whom you have been referred to make sure that they have the necessary information to diagnose and treat you
We use your protected health information to bill you for the treatment and services provided by us and to collect payments from you or a third party. For example: we may need to give your insurance company information about your treatment in order for them to agree to pay for it.
d) Treatments/Appointments Reminders/Health related services
We use your personal information to contact you through email or phone to remind you that you have an appointment or to contact you about possible treatment option available or any health care benefits that may be of any interest to you.
Periodically, our marketing department or contractors on our behalf may conduct online surveys or use pop ups, emails and/or surveys to gather feedback about our website. We will not be used the gathered data to personably identify you. IT will be only be used for research purposes and will not be given or sold to a third party without your consent.
f)Meeting Legal Requirements
We will only release personably identifiable information to meet certain legal requirements.
g)Organ and Tissue Donation
If you are an organ or tissue donor, we may use or disclose your personable or identifiable information that handle organ procurement or transplantation such as an organ donation bank as necessary to facilitate organ to tissue donation and transplantation
We may disclose information for workers compensation or similar programs that provide benefits for work related injuries or illnesses.
i) Individuals involved in your care
We may disclose your personal health information to a family member, a close friend or someone you identify unless you object in writing. We will only disclose information that’s directly related to that person’s involvement in your health care.
We may be required to disclose your information to disaster relief organizations that need it to coordinate your health care, or notify your family members or friends of your location or condition in a disaster.
III) How Lifestyle Physicians.com protects your privacy and security internally:
Following are some of the security procedures that Lifestyle Physicians.com uses to protect your privacy.
Our operations and maintenance contractor have limited access to your personal identifiable information in the course of providing products or services to us. It includes vendors, suppliers and maintenance workers for the website. We have following procedures in place to keep personal identifiable information secure and protected:
IV) Your rights regarding your Personal Health Information (PHI)
a) Removing your personal information
If you have a problem or complaint regarding your information from our systems please email us at email@example.com. We try to answer every email within 24-48 hours, but may not always be able to do so. If you do not receive adequate information in response to your complaint, you can write to lifestylephysicians.com at:
Attn: Dr. Sagar Verma
147 Alexandria Pike Suite 104
Warrenton, VA 20186
Upon your request, we will delete your personal identifiable information from our databases when possible from our back up media. However, it is not possible to remove each and every record of the information you provided from our databases or lifestylephysicians.com
b)Eligibility to receive a copy of your information
You have the right to receive and inspect a copy of your information that we use to make decisions about your care. We have up to 30 days to make it available to you and we may charge you a fee for the cost of copying, mailing, or other supplies covered in the cost. We may deny your request in certain limited circumstances. If we deny your request, you have the right to have it reviewed by a licensed health care professional who was nit involved in your denial and we will comply with the outcome of the review.
c)Electronic Copy of medical records
You have the right to request a copy of your electronic medical records if it is maintained in that format but it will be provided in a hard copy format.
d)Notification of a Breach
You have the right to be notified if there is a breach in any of your unsecured PHI
e) Accounting of Disclosure
You have the right to request for an accounting of disclosures we have in place for you but you must submit your request in writing to the offer. The first request for the accounting disclosure will be free of charge.
f)Request Amendments & restrictions
You have the right to ask for limitation, restriction or amendments on the personal health information we have in our records. We are not legally required to comply to the request but if we do agree to do so, we will fulfill your request unless the information is needed to provide emergency treatment. You must make the request in a hard copy format and state the limitations/ restrictions precisely.
f)g) Confidential Communications
You have the right to request that we communicate with you only in certain ways to protect your privacy
f)Terms and Conditions
Lifestyle Physicians Website (“Site”).
Please read the following terms and conditions related to your use of our website carefully:
The information available on this website is not a substitute to any professional medical advice and is only available for information purposes. You should always seek the advice of a health care professional before changing any medication or making a decision regarding a new treatment or any other health related matter.
Lifestyle Physicians does not take responsibility for accuracy, completeness, timeliness of any products, services or opinions given on this website or any other general information given on the Internet.
In no case will Lifestyle Physicians be liable for you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you or anyone else in dependence of information provided through this website.